You may have noticed the ‘love lock’ trend on a bridge of some kind near you; couples attach a ‘love lock’ or ‘love padlock’ to a gate, bridge or anything to symbolise the love and commitment shared between them.
The trend is said to have originated in the early 2000s in Rome, Italy by teenagers imitating a popular Italian book and film.
As it is Valentines Day, here are our top 10 places to leave a love lock or padlock.
- Tower Bridge, London, UK
- Ponte Milvio Bridge, Rome, Italy
- Pont de l’Archevêché Bridge and the Pont des Arts Bridge, Paris, France
- Huangshan, China
- Pécs, Hungary
- Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne, Germany
- Luzhkov Bridge, Moscow
- Puntan dos Amantes, Guam
- Mala Strana, Prague, Czech Republic
- Montevideo, Uruguay
Can’t make it to any of the listed locations then why not leave a virtual love lock – No travel necessary!