Alte Brücke

Saarbrücken, Germany

The Alte Brücke (Old Bridge) was erected by Charles V in 1546 and is one of the oldest constructions in Saarbrücken. The Alte Brücke connects Alt-Saarbrücken and St. Johann. Originally it consisted of 14 arches, but now only 8 remain. It was destroyed during WWII and subsequently rebuilt before being shortened in the early 1960s to make room for the urban expressway which passes through central Saarbrücken running parallel to the river.

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Founded: 1546
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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www.saarbruecken.de

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George Geo (3 years ago)
Beautyfull place,water,the wiew,all!❤?
Locke (3 years ago)
Nice old bridge with a fantastic view.
Supreeth MV (3 years ago)
Very nice place to chill out on a summer day, especially in the evening.
ADNAN TAWAKOL (3 years ago)
Really nice place to hang out and take photos above the saar
Md. Abdul Kadir (4 years ago)
Oldest bridge in SB. At night SB looks very good from the bridge. X
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