Saturday, May 22, 2010

France - Pont Saint-Etienne 聖艾蒂安橋


Stamp Issue : 1955-03-26 

Saint-Etienne Bridge (Pont Saint-Etienne) was a medieval bridge spanning the Vienne River in the city of Limoges,the capital of the Haute-Vienne department in west-central France. It is one of the best bridges preserved in France. The bridge, which was built in 1203, is 120 meters long and 5 meters wide. It is supported by seven unequal, pointed arches; each of them has its own autonomy.


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