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Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary | by SF Brit
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Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary

Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Budapest, and was opened in 1849.


The bridge is named after István Széchenyi, a major supporter of its construction. At the time of its construction, it counted as a wonder of the world.

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Taken on September 9, 2007