The Pont Alexandre III bridge, crossing the Seine river in Paris, France. Les Invalides is visible on the left. Taken by Wikimedia Commons user Dimitri Destugues.

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The Pont Alexandre III is an arch bridge and historical monument that spans the Seine river in Paris, France. On one side of the bridge is Le Septième (7th arrondissement or quarter), the Quartier des Invalides, which is mostly administrative and residential. The Eiffel Tower, L’Hôtel national des Invalides, the Musée d’Orsay, the French National Assembly, and Hôtel Matignon (the residence of the Prime Minister) are all located in this quarter on the south bank of the Seine. On the other side of Pont Alexandre III is the Champs-Élysées quarter.

Taken by the “base Mérimée,” a database of the French architectural patrimony maintained by the French Ministry of Culture, under the reference PA00088798. The author of this photo is Eric Pouhier.

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