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Makartplatz Bridge (Love Lock Bridge), Salzburg, Austria.

A love lock or love padlock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or similar public fixture to symbolize their love. The Makartsteg is a bridge over the Salzach River in Salzburg′s city centre which is full of these love locks. The bridge is named after the 19th century Historicist painter Hans Makart, who was born and raised in Salzburg. Makart became famous as a painter of the Viennese Historicism, providing artwork for many of the pompous buildings of the Ringstraße. The Makartsteg is open for pedestrians and cyclists only.