France University bridge on the Rhone

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Frédéric Monin

About this spot
It’s also my best spot. I like the University bridge and the Universities dehind during the blue Hour at the evening.
The University Bridge was built on the site of an old ferry to serve the university buildings erected between 1876 and 1898. When it was inaugurated in 1903, the bridge was named Pont des Facultés, but was quickly renamed University Bridge. Damaged in 1944, the bridge was finally reopened in 1947. The bridge, 267,50 m long and 20 m wide, consists of three metal arches melted at Longwy and resting on stone piles of Porcieu-Amblagnieu.
The Lumière-Lyon-II University, located on the Claude Bernard platform in Lyon, is one of the three universities resulting from the division of the University of Lyon following the 1968 Edgar Faure law.
It trains some 27,393 students in the fields of human sciences, law and finance. The motto, inscribed in golden letters in the shadow of Claude Bernard's statue in the main entrance of the university is Scientia and Labore, which means "By knowledge and work".

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