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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Budapest 1013, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday

amazing view and easy walk across the river..wonderful view points along the walk. folks are so friendly. easy and safe.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank finelaub
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Any tour information talks about this bridge as an important part of history, linking Buda and Pest, and Szechenyi was an important person. Most beautiful at night when lit up, but full of fellow tourists taking photos, so expect some congestion!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 743natstar
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's not only a bridge. Time after time, there are programs on it when it's closed for vehicles. However, it's worth walking across any time as it's a beautiful old bridge with a lot of architectural details. And don't forget to check the tongue of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vicu99
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautifully designed the Szechenyi Chain Bridge really is a wonderful attraction day or night One of the first bridges across the Danube it links Buda and Pest Beautifully illuminated at night A free attraction Look out for the lions

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Land mark bridge across the Danube in Budapest. We were lucky that the day we decided to go to the bridge, it was closed to traffic so although very busy with people it was good to cross from Pest to Buda without having to worry...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank OTT12
Reviewed 2 days ago

We crossed the bridge several times on our wanders around the city but the best time to see it is a night when it is all lit up. We were lucky had a beautiful warm evening and crystal clear sky also with lots of music...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Japan30
Reviewed 2 days ago

Passing with our Viking chartered bus by this marvel of Budapest. The Chain Bridge, Clark Adám tér, that connected Buda and Pest

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pieter-the-Gypsy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful bridge that connects buda and pest and ends at the funicular entrance. A must walk by day and night. Beautiful views and free.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MichelleB1101
Reviewed 3 days ago

This majestic bridge provides a safe and easy pedestrian crossing of the Danube River. It is separated from the traffic and is wide enough to allow the many people to walk at various paces. The views of the river itself, with frequent boats cruising along,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BrendaExplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a beautiful bridge, specially at night (lights up). Nice to walk it and take great pictures of the city.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Yvonne G
October 26, 2018|
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Response from Didi H | Reviewed this property |
Hi ,Yvonne ,yes you can pass through the bridge from Buda to Pest side and it is preferable to do so .The views are stunning .
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Lisavdh
September 20, 2018|
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Response from stan764 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Budapest the first few days of September and chain bridge not being renovated then
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Rick Y
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Darren99999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kn fact I would recommend walking rather than driving as the views are better
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