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Margaret Bridge

Budapest, Hungary
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Scenic arch bridge (circa 1876) connecting the southern part of Budapest with Margaret Island, the city's popular island park and recreation area.
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Budapest, Hungary
Belváros-Lipótváros
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"margit island"
in 9 reviews
"connects buda and pest"
in 7 reviews
"southern tip"
in 5 reviews
"bike lane"
in 4 reviews
"tram stop"
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"buda side"
in 10 reviews
"across the river"
in 5 reviews
"nice walk"
in 5 reviews
"both sides"
in 6 reviews
"parliament building"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
in 3 reviews
"cars"
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"retreating"
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"cyclists"
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"tramway"
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"lit"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Budapest and you are near this bridge you can have a nice walk around it. This bridge offers a different view of the city's landmarks.

Thank Alexandros R
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Busy bridge with lots of traffic, a good way to get into the island with the same name, there is a nice Hotel on the island to sit and relax

Thank Francis V
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Margaret Bridge or Margit as the Hungarians call it, is a three-way bridge over the river Danube connecting Buda and Pest with a link to Margaret Island. It was designed by French engineer Ernest Goüin and is an example a Parisienne-style arch bridge. During World...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Don't get me wrong, Margaret Bridge is absolutely amazing and special. However, there are several bridges to get from Buda to Pest and depending where you are staying, this bridge is a little further out than Liberty or the Chain Bridge. However, if going to...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Stylish looking bridge which was quite busy when we walked it spanning the mighty Danube and taking you to Margaret Island.

Thank johnhp702
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good way to walk to Margaret Island. Be aware of the bike lane. Runners start their workout on the bridge too as well as skaters are weaving through the crowd, so it can get a little busy on a sunny day. The tram stops in...More

Thank Beata O
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Visited on Saturday 7th October. We crossed over this bridge by coach and wanted to come back next day to have a closer look on foot but didn't get there. Next time we visit we will and then go exploring on Margaret Island as well.

1  Thank Michael-4551
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

During our stay in Budapest we managed to walk half of the city's bridges. One of them was Margaret Bridge, which was not the best one, but it's the one that leads you to Margaret island

Thank Theo M
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The Margaret bridge connects both Buda and Pest to Margaret island. The island used to be called the island of rabbits before being renamed in the 14th century after St. Margaret. The bridge is a bust crossing point with trams, buses, cars and cyclists and...More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This bridge can be crossed by trolley, by car or on foot. On one side it has Margaret Island (connection with it, too) on the other side you may see the Parliament, 2 churches and a castle reflected on the water of the Danube (during...More

Thank Marchidanu A
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I read about it. These are original French sculptures, because the plan of building made by Ernest Gouin. The man is not Hercules, but he is a mythological figure, and the woman is a general mythologial figure, she has no... More
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