My one abiding memory from my previous and only visit to Budapest back in December 1986 was crossing the various iconic bridges straddling The Danube in chilly weather.
Yesterday was an entirely different matter when my wife and I walked across Elisabeth Bridge in perfect weather as we crossed over from Pest to Buda. We stood on the bridge for quite a while admiring the views of Buda and Pest as also the gently flowing Danube.
Last night we had a lovely view of The Bridge all lit up and drove over it this morning on The Orange Line while on our Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour.
Elisabeth Bridge is a single span bridge which is heavily used both by vehicular and pedestrian traffic and remains a major landmark for Budapest with its distinctive design.More