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Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid)

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Address: | Over the Danube, between Clark Adam ter and Roosevelt ter, Budapest 1013, Hungary
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Completed in 1849, this bridge was the first to be built across the...

Completed in 1849, this bridge was the first to be built across the Hungarian section of the Danube and is now considered to be one of the city's major landmarks.

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Must walk over this piece of history!

Budapest = Danube river = bridges! And this bridge is definitely the most famous one. Forget the touristic boats on the river. Just walk alongside this beautiful river and admire... read more

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Budapest = Danube river = bridges! And this bridge is definitely the most famous one. Forget the touristic boats on the river. Just walk alongside this beautiful river and admire the view from both banks ánd from atop this bridge! Beautiful pictures guaranteed!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There isn't a lot to say, this bridge is just beautiful! Make sure you stop in the middle of it and take a few pictures of all the attractions and the river itself nearby. Like everything else in the area this bridge has to be seen in the dark with all the lights on!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From our hotel we can see the bridge and it looks beautiful at night lit up. Walked across bridge buda to pest to see the Shoes on the Danube just further down to your left. A busy bridge with walkers and traffic.

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Thank millymopps
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

...a beautiful bridge! But still just a bridge. It carries people and cars from one end to the other. Defiantly worth a walk-over :)

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This beautiful bridge in the heart of Budapest is the oldest stone bridge in the whole Danube river. It was partially destroyed by the Germans during the Second World War, but was reconstructed after the war and became even nicer than before.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking across the bridge allows for great views of the Fisherman's Bastion and the Castle, Mattias Church and the Parliment. In February you still get nice ice chunks in the Danube. For those who like the extreme experience, the heavy car traffic provides a slight swaying as you walk...

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fun walk across from Buda to Pest side of the river. Once on the Pest side, you can walk to your right and cross under the bridge to enable you to walk back. You take your life in your up hands trying to cross the road. People have been seriously hurt, thus all the barracades to stop... More 

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Thank travelsome R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We cross it on foot, the scenery is amazing. On the other side there is a climbing road by the statue on top of the hill. Or you can go back down the bridge and catch abdanube cruise boat

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We walked across on crisp cold February, enjoyed it very much, if you are about in the city go for a walk across and enjoy the views.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked over the Bridge a few times, offers stunning views of the city and the Danube. A definite must see attraction of Budapest.

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