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HD photos of the Pont de Sully over the River Seine in Paris



When visiting the Pont de Sully you will find that in fact it is two separate bridges crossing over the River Seine twice, and both parts of the bridge connect to the eastern end of the Ile Saint Louis where it also combines the Boulevard Henri IV just in front of Square Barye gardens.
High definition photo of the Pont de Sully bridge over the River Seine in Paris

Pont De Sully Paris


While we were standing on the left bank of the river by the Jardin Tino Rossi and the Musee de la Sculpture en Plein Air, we took this photo of the Pont Sully bridge, which was named after Maximilien de Bethune, the Duke of Sully.


View of the Pont de Sully bridge looking from Quai de la Tournelle

Pont De Sully Quai De La Tournelle


From the left bank of the River Seine by the Quai de la Tournelle, we took this photograph of the longest arm of the Pont Sully going over to the tip of the Ile Saint Louis where it meets the small branch at the Square Barye.


Photo of Batobus boats going under the Pont de Sully

Pont De Sully And Batobus


Utilising the Batobus water bus or taking a sightseeing cruise on the River Seine is another great way of discovering numerous different tourist attractions, just like many people were doing in this picture we took as they were heading towards the Pont Sully bridge in Paris.


Picture of Pont de Sully iron railings painted green

Pont De Sully Iron Railings


Here you can see a part of the Pont Sully bridge with its cast iron arches and railings, and if you look carefully you will see some rust at the bottom edges of the railings by the path, but the bridge is repainted regularly maintaining the integrity of this historic landmark.


Close up photo of Pont de Sully iron support girders and arched brick detail on its underside

Pont De Sully Support Girders


Here you can see a close up photo showing a part of the underneath of the Pont Sully with its cast iron girders, which was constructed in 1876 during the Second Empire and replaced a footbridge that was previously on the site.


Picture of the smaller section of the Pont de Sully that connect to the right bank of the River Seine

Pont de Sully Small Section


The is a photo we took showing the smaller arm of the Pont Sully bridge that goes over to the right bank of the River Seine from the Ile Saint Louis, and as you can tell, at either end it has masonry arches, along with masonry piers and abutments, and in the centre is a single iron arch.


View of the Pont de Sully smaller section of bridge from Quai Henri IV

Pont De Sully From Quai Henri IV


This is a photograph we took as we were standing on the right bank by the Quai Henri IV looking over to the Ile Saint Louis, and again it shows the smaller arm of the Pont Sully, yet in this image you can see the one cast iron arch of this section in between the two masonry arches.


Photo of traffic on the Pont de Sully bridge

Pont De Sully Traffic


As you can no doubt tell from this image that we took, the Pont Sully is a busy traffic bridge in Paris, which has been in place for well over 100 years since Baron Haussmann put in place his new major construction works throughout the city of Paris.


Photograph taken from Quai de Bethune showing the Pont de Sully over the River Seine

Quai De Bethune And Pont De Sully


While we were standing on the Ile Saint Louis island on Quai de Bethune, we took this photo of the Pont Sully bridge, which is a historical monument, yet is in complete contrast to the modern building of the Institut du Monde Arabe that you can also see in this image.


Close up picture showing one of the Pont de Sully stone piers in the River Seine

Pont De Sully Stone Pier


Taken from an unusual angle while we were standing on the promenade by the Quai Saint Bernard we were looking along the longer arm of the Pont Sully, and this photograph shows some of the three cast iron arches that were constructed on this part of the river butting up to masonry piers.


View showing the pathway or quai under the Pont de Sully close to Port de la Tournelle

Quai Under Pont De Sully


This is a photo we took from underneath the Pont Sully bridge in the 5th Arrondissement as we were looking along the River Seine in the direction of Bercy, and admiring one of the houseboats moored up.


Photo of the north side of Ile Saint-Louis with the Pont de Sully over the River Seine

Pont De Sully Northern Section


This is a photo we took showing a part of the Pont Sully bridge over the River Seine, which goes to either bank and meets at the eastern tip of the Ile Saint-Louis island.


Picture of Southern section of the Pont de Sully viewed from the Tino Rossi Gardens

Pont De Sully Southern Section


Taking a walk along the quays and promenades of the river is a great way of discovering some of the historical monuments in Paris, just like the Pont Sully bridge you can see in this image, which was designed by the engineers Paul Emile Vaudrey and Gustave Brosselin.


Photo showing one of the Pont de Sully stone piers on the southern section west side

Pont De Sully Stone Pier West Side


So when visiting the Pont de Sully you will have two separate bridges opposite each other to see, which connect on the Ile Saint-louis island in the middle of the River Seine.





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