3. Pont Neuf
Rue du Pont Neuf
Pont Neuf is ironically the oldest bridge in Paris, although its name ‘new’ suggests otherwise. Built in 1607 it’s one of Paris’ most popular landmarks and favoured by visitors taking a romantic walk across the River Seine to the Île de la Cité to visit the Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle. The theme of the Pont Neuf Paris underground station represents the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) just around the corner. You’ll see along the walls of the platforms are large replicas of French coins, as well as display cabinets and scales for weighing money.