Chain Bridge (Budapest)

Chain Bridge (Budapest)

The Széchényi Chain Bridge, named after István Széchenyi, was the first permanent bridge across the Danube between Pest and Buda.

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Chain-type Suspension bridge - Chain Bridge, Budapest, Széchényi, Clark, Pest, Buda, Danube, Budapest, Hungarian Reform Era, architecture, bridge, transportation, suspension bridge, stone pillar

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