Friday, 14 February 2014

Locks of Love

You may have noticed the ‘love lock’ trend on a bridge of some kind near you; couples attach a ‘love lock’ or ‘love padlock’ to a gate, bridge or anything to symbolise the love and commitment shared between them. 

Locks of love - A romantic blog from Keytek Locksmiths

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The trend is said to have originated in the early 2000s in Rome, Italy by teenagers imitating a popular Italian book and film. 

As it is Valentines Day, here are our top 10 places to leave a love lock or padlock.  

  1. Tower Bridge, London, UK 
  2. Ponte Milvio Bridge, Rome, Italy 
  3. Pont de l’Archevêché Bridge and the Pont des Arts Bridge, Paris, France 
  4. Huangshan, China 
  5. Pécs, Hungary 
  6. Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne, Germany 
  7. Luzhkov Bridge, Moscow 
  8. Puntan dos Amantes, Guam 
  9. Mala Strana, Prague, Czech Republic 
  10. Montevideo, Uruguay

Can’t make it to any of the listed locations then why not leave a virtual love lock – No travel necessary!