'Love lock' sites around the world

Updated: Jun 10, 2014 19:06 IST

An iconic Parisian footbridge has buckled under the weight of love locks, spurring vocal calls to ban the widespread practice of fastening padlocks to the railings in a gesture of love. But the problem of love locks isn’t unique to Paris. Here’s how the love lock phenomenon is playing out in sites around the world. (All Photos: AFP)
Love locks in Graz, Austria
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An iconic Parisian footbridge has buckled under the weight of love locks, spurring vocal calls to ban the widespread practice of fastening padlocks to the railings in a gesture of love. But the problem of love locks isn’t unique to Paris. Here’s how the love lock phenomenon is playing out in sites around the world. (All Photos: AFP) Love locks in Graz, Austria

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