Monument

Chain Bridge - Széchenyi lánchíd

Pedro says

Before it was built, people had to cross the river by boat or walking when it was frozen.

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Budapest, Puente de las Cadenas, Széchenyi Lánchíd, 1051 Hungría

The Chain Bridge is a suspension stone-bridge that connects Buda and Pest. It was opened in 1849 and it was the first permanent bridge that crossed over the Danube in Hungary. However, during the Second World War it was blown up by Nazis, together with all the bridges in Budaest, so it was rebuilt and reopened in 1949.

Its real name is Széchenyi, in honor of Count István Széchenyi who helped build it.

The Chain Bridge is a suspension stone-bridge that connects Buda and Pest. It was opened in 1849 and it was the first permanent bridge that crossed over the Danube in Hungary. ...

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The Chain Bridge is a suspension stone-bridge that connects Buda and Pest. It was opened in 1849 and it was the first permanent bridge that crossed over the Danube in Hungary. However, during the Second World War it was blown up by Nazis, together with all the bridges in Budaest, so it was rebuilt and reopened in 1949.

Its real name is Széchenyi, in honor of Count István Széchenyi who helped build it.

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