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“A must-see and must-walk!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid)

Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid)
Over the Danube | Between Clark Adam ter and Roosevelt ter, Budapest 1013, Hungary
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Budapest Castle District Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #13 of 230 Attractions in Budapest
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“A must-see and must-walk!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

As featured in so many Budapest pictures, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge is one of the must-see landmarks of the city. Take the time to walk over to the other side, enjoy the view, and feel the vibrations of the passing traffic. Even better at night, heavily lit, not a single light was broken at our time of visit.

Visited January 2013
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“Nice to See”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

It's almost impossible to not see the Chain Bridge at some point during your visit to Budapest, so don't allot a lot of extra time to visit this attraction. Take a few pictures, walk across it, and continue on your way!

Visited February 2013
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“If only one, this one. ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

If you walk only one of the bridges make sure its this one. As one of the two surviving bridges from british engineer xxx this takes you back to the golden age of british engineering. We stayed on the buda side and so used this bridge a number of times. Visiting any of the historic museums will provide you with the chance to see pictures of this bridge destroyed during WWII. Looking at it today you would never know.

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“The most beautiful bridge in Budapest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We crossed this bridge twice on Valentin's eve , and truly although it's just a bridge, it is a very romantic one. But make sure you cross it when it's dark to get the right impression. There was not a lot of trafic, the bridge is lit with thousands of bulbs and there is a safe walkway on both sides and very few tourists on them. Crossing the bridge takes around 10 minutes.
Definately worth if your hotel is within walking distance.

Visited February 2013
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“must go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is a must go in ´budapest from here you can co to the buda castle by cable car which is a little two expensive or just climb through the park for ten minutes an get there.

Visited February 2013
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