Tumski Bridge in Wroclaw

 

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Tumski Bridge is a steel bridge over the north branch of the Oder river in Wroclaw. Constructed in 1889 it replaced an old wooden bridge to connect Ostrow Tumski and Wyspa Piaskowa. Until 1945, its name was Dombrucke.

It is an old road bridge now open to pedestrians only. Tumski Bridge is also called Cathedral or Green Bridge. It's a place of enamoured traditionally sigh out of love. The bridge is full of padlocks which lovers leave to cherish their feelings. An important part of the ceremony is to though out the key to the Odra river.



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