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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

Great City.. Great views. Only stayed for 2 days, would love to go back again. Lots to see and do.. Chain bridge a must see..

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Linda E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly stunning views from the bridge! Easily walkable and a good way to see both sides of Budapest. It’s free and was best at dusk...the lights started to come on as we crossed the bridge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank julierL3387QP
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chain brodge is a must see, especially at night time when the experience way better by my opinion. Be prepared for lots of tourists taking photos and slowing down the walk :D

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheDon_84
Reviewed 5 days ago

Far from being the most exciting bridge I've crossed, it is still worth doing if for no other reason than to say you've done it. It was very windy so one had to be somewhat careful of your clothes/belongings while on the bridge. It was...More

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

The Szechenyi Chain Bridge crosses the Danube and connects the Buda and the Pest sides of Budapest. It is a lovely chain suspension bridge can be utilized by vehicles as well as pedestrians. It is great to walk across at any time but at night...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's my fifth time in Budapest and a walk over to the Buda side of town to get a look at the lights on the chain bridge is always my fav thing to do.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank toniw911
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Reminds me of new york it's old and yoi can walk across it. Looks fab at night and during the day. A must see the nicest of all the bridges.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karleigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beaautiful view from the bridge and there are walk ways on either side. A bit confusing when one is at the end as to where to walk.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gardenerlove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience to walk to Buda from Pest in this bridge, very beautiful piece of art, amazing to c in the evening and night with it’s all lit up.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 823vicd
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to cross between Pest and Buda its definitely the way to go! Its easy to get to, beautiful, free and a short walk. Only downside, and this is just because we were there in January, it was freezing cold, to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emmamiz
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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
20 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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