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this chain bridge is breath-taking enough as it is, but at night it lights up, along with the entire skyline of budapest. /budapest/


Exploring Budapest's Lions Without Tongues

Legend persists in Budapest that the four stone, sculpted lions at the corners of Chain Bridge have no tongues. There exists no particular authority about the public perception of the lions placed in 1852, a few years following completion of the bridge between Buda and Pest. 311 more words

Barry Day

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge: Budapest's most iconic bridge

Budapest is literally a city of two halves – Buda and Pest – separated by the River Danube. The Chain Bridge (officially known as the Széchenyi Chain Bridge) was the first permanent stone-bridge connecting the two halves, and was the only second permanent crossing on the whole length of the River Danube. 855 more words


Budapest 3-day itinerary

We recently took a short trip to Budapest and were instantly enchanted by the stunning architecture, the rich history and the many facets of the Hungarian capital.  1,879 more words


Széchenyi Chain Bridge

@ Budapest, Hungary

November 2014

On a trip to Budapest, I had a time to spend with this famous attraction, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary, and was opened in 1849.   56 more words