Pont de Pierre is one the most treasured landmarks of the city of Bordeaux and has become one of the symbols of the city. Tourists visiting Bordeaux should definitely pay the historic stone bridge a visit. Built under orders from Napoleon, this bridge was the first to be built across the Garonne River and is located within the UNESCO registered World Heritage area. It connects the left bank of the Garonne River to the right bank. The bridge was recently modified and carries the new tram line in addition to other vehicles. This bridge is amongst the most beautiful bridges in France and is only comparable to those in Paris. Those visiting the bridge are sure to enjoy picturesque views of the city and the river from the bridge, while the best views of the bridge would be at night, when it is all lit up.
Around half an hour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The beautiful bridge when it’s all lit up
The city of Bordeaux is home to a number of mosques that are frequented by its locals and tourists alike. Muslims visiting the city will therefore find it quite easy to locate prayer facilities at prayer times. If unable to locate these mosques, tourists are advised to ask the locals for help and get directions to the nearest mosque to the Pont de Pierre.
Muslim tourists visiting the Pont de Pierre may not be able to locate any restaurants serving Halal food, but they will find a number of good Halal restaurants in the city of Bordeaux. If unable to locate a Halal restaurant they could ask the locals to direct them to one nearby, or they can dine on vegetarian or seafood dishes after making sure non-Halal items are not added in the dish