The Valaškovský most bridge is a relative of the Eiffel Tower
The more than 100-year-old the Valaškovský most bridge also attracts lovers. It can be seen on the south square in Humenné. It was built in 1900, the so-called hot riveting technology, construction work was done by hand. The construction of the Eiffel Tower was carried out similarly. The bridge is more than 62 meters long and almost six meters wide. In the past, it was the only connection between the southern and northern parts of the city, which is divided by the Laborec river. It was an important traffic and supply crossroads, it also served for cars, but it is currently intended for pedestrians and cyclists.
During the Second World War, it was conditioned, but even that did not break him and he also withstood the passage of thousands of soldiers of the tank regiment, who went through it almost daily to the training area in Valaškovce. For several years it has been known among the locals as the Bridge of Love. Lovers locked their love on the key on the bridge. Currently, they can do so on the metal heart, which is located in front of the entrance to the bridge. In 2017, it was registered among the national cultural monuments in Slovakia.