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Mont Saint-Michel Opens Footbridge So You Can Stroll To The Famous Island

In a day and age when supersonic jets and solar-powered drones are all the rage, it's nice to know a simple footbridge can still draw crowds.

In late July, a 2,493-foot long pedestrian bridge opened to Mont Saint-Michel so tourists can arrive on foot from the coast of Normandy to the historic island. Previously, tourists accessed the island by driving across a causeway.

Check out photos of the new footbridge below.

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The Eiffel Tower and a crescent moon.
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The Porte Saint-Denis by night on the street Saint-Denis.
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Buildings and luxury flats near the Eiffel tower.
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Alternate views of the Eiffel Tower.
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The new building of the LVMH Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation modern and contemporary arts centre, designed by American-Canadian architect Frank Gehry
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A statue of a lady on the Trocadero, next to the Eiffel tower.
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The clock of the Hotel de Ville.
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The 'Conseil d'Etat' on the Place du Palais Royal.
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The 'Louvre des Antiquaires' antique dealer's gallery on the Place du Palais Royal.
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The French National Assembland the dome of Les Invalides.
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The banks of the Seine on the Ile de la Cite in central Paris.
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The Pont des Arts footbridge by night in front of the Louvre museum.
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The Pont des Arts bridge in central Paris, covered with love-locks.
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The Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois church.
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A view of the obelisk at Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower by night.
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The Champs-Elysees avenue.