Wordless Wednesday: Love Locks

September 23, 2014 at 9:31 am 10 comments

Location: Queen Mary’s Bridge (Marienbrücke), Hohenschwangau, Bavaria

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  • 1. image-in-ing  |  September 23, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    I’ve heard of this place.
    Interesting concept, and a nice capture.

    • 2. plaridel  |  September 23, 2014 at 11:53 pm


      i agree it’s an interesting concept as it’s much preferable to graffiti.

  • 3. Crafty Spices  |  September 23, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    I have heard about these things and yet I have never really seen or been to one. Sounds interesting.

    • 4. plaridel  |  September 23, 2014 at 11:54 pm


      you’re probably not looking. 🙂 it’s all over the world. you can find them affixed to fences and bridges as symbols of everlasting love between two people. after placing the locks, the keys are thrown away.

  • 5. indrani  |  September 24, 2014 at 6:16 am

    I have seen similar ones in Venice.
    Great pic.
    Happy WW!

    • 6. plaridel  |  September 24, 2014 at 4:32 pm


      i missed seeing them in venice. i guess i wasn’t paying attention. 🙂

  • 7. AC  |  September 24, 2014 at 8:41 am

    It’s pretty much everywhere.. too bad the love locks in Paris had been taken down.

    Anyway, I saw ones in Melbourne on the bridge. There’s also a small spot here in Singapore (Clarke Quay) that has love locks with a twist — they are adorned with pictures of couples, like neoprints or something. And another spot in SG with almost the same concept except that they use bells instead of padlocks (I believe you already saw it in my blog) 🙂

    • 8. plaridel  |  September 24, 2014 at 4:35 pm


      it’s a cool idea, don’t you think? if only all relationships last as long as the padlocks!

  • 9. dianewrites  |  September 30, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    i appreciate this because the view is something different. in the Ph, some groups are attempting to replicate the classic love locks somewhere along katipunan qc.. it’s placed within the overpass. i have yet to see it. hopefully the mmda and traffic enforcers haven’t removed it 🙂

    • 10. plaridel  |  September 30, 2014 at 10:45 pm


      i think it’s a cool idea. definitely better than graffiti. 🙂


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