Széchenji Chain Bridge – Budapest

Of the bridges that link Buda with Pest across the Danube, the best known is the Széchenji Chain Bridge. It was opened in 1849. The name comes from the major sponsor of the bridge István Széchenji.


There is a British connection to the bridge. It was designed by William Tierney Clark and the construction was supervised by Adam Clark.

Statue of Lions on the Bridge

This is the bridge to cross if you want to make your way to Castle Hill over in Buda. I think this is a beautiful construction that highlights Budapest in its glory days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Until the next post stay safe, stay healthy and keep smiling.



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