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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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| Over the Danube, between Clark Adam ter and Roosevelt ter, Budapest 1013, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The chain Bridge, will not only beautiful, makes it easy to get to the Buda side of Budapest. Easy to walk across on foot and fun to say we’ve done it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BrandieDragt
Reviewed yesterday

This bridge is fantastic. It is great that you can walk across and enjoy the view on both sides. It is a great way to get to Buda.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Acebuchal13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's an interesting piece of infrastructure in Budapest. You can walk on this bridge crossing the Danube River from Buda side to Pest side.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Royax
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of our best spots in Budapest...nice view of the Hungarian palace especially by night from one side and the Gresham palace and parliament on the other side...Also nice spot for photos

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 675christianak
Reviewed 5 days ago

The bridge is beautiful from afar and close up, definitely worth tying it into your walking route in between the Buda and Pest side of the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank zoegray2019
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The bridge gives lovely views of the river and city. On one side are the steep embankments with spa centre at the base and castle at the top. The city side is very close to the enjoyable covered markets.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SshAus
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was driving across it at night and the view is just amazing. The lights where glowing in the wather.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank SS-Slo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This enormous structure sits proudly across the Danube River. Along with other bridges, the Chain Bridge joins the Buda side to the Pest side which makes it easy to get access to either side. The views up and down the river and along the banks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dt2dd
Reviewed 6 days ago

First visit to Budapest and it was very beautiful. Visited all areas of the city by walking and using the trams, will definitely return to visit again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tabitha W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Bridge. Fantastic to walk across and see the city lit up at night. Connects Buda with Pest easily by foot or by Bus.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank StevenT1602
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yvonneguthrie24
26 October 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
20 September 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
19 August 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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