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Review of Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid)

Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid)
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“Nice piece of ironwork!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Liberty bridge or Freedom bridge spans the Danube and is one of four which connects the city center.Build in the late 19th Century and opened by Franz Joseph, it is perhaps the most aesthetically pleasing of the Budapest bridges.
The bridge carries great volumes of traffic daily and there are plans to convert it solely to foot traffic. The Germans damaged the structure retreating from the city in WW2 and it was repaired along with the other Danunbe crossings.
From the Buda side, cross the Danube and a short way on the right you will come to the City Food Markets. This is a good place to stop for lunch or to buy some souvenirs. Hang on to your hat when crossing as there is sometimes a good breeze blowing.

Visited July 2013
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“A personal favourite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

A bridge. Over water. Nice.

Understand that locals are both fond and proud of their bridges, and if you have to pick your favourite (you have to), this one is mine.

This bridge - like all bridges of budapest - is a remake of an original built in late 19:th century, when all famous bridges of Budapest were constructed to tie together two cities, Buda and Pest. And remade after the germans demolished them when fleeing the city during later stges of WW II.

Visited July 2013
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“The bridge is a mass of steel but anyway enjoy the view.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Do not miss this bridge and crossing over the Danube River through this green steel bridge.
Perhaps aesthetically is not so pleasing than others across the river, but certainly an experience worthy, anyway the view in each direction is wonderful, so go and enjoy it.

Visited May 2013
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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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“The Nicest Bridge in Budapest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

Liberty bridge outshines the far more famous Chain Bridge, which is grey, drab and rusty. Add a walk across this bridge onto your itinery!

Visited May 2013
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“Had to walk it by accident but it got us where we wanted to be”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Missed our bus stop and realized we were going over the bridge from Pest to Buda and thought uh oh, but it turned out ok because if you just sit tight you will get to this bridge where you get out and walk across right to the big old city market which is where we wanted to go. We just got there on the scenic route which included this old bridge. Watch out for bikes when you are walking in this city! They come out of nowhere and don't always stick to their side of the paths!

Visited May 2013
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