The Chain Bridge is known to be one of the most significant landmarks of Budapest. This magnificent suspension bridge crosses through the Danube River connecting the Buda and Pest cities. It is 375 meter long and around 16 meter wide. Opened in 1849, the bridge is one of the factors that made the provincial towns of Buda and Pest into one fast growing metropolitan, Budapest. Also known as SzéchenyiChainBridge or Széchenyi lánchíd, the bridge is named after a main supporter of its construction, IstvánSzéchenyi. The designer of this bridge was William Tierney Clark. The material used in making of this bridge is wrought iron and stone.
The Chain Bridge is considered as one of the popular landmarks in Budapest. The superb suspension bridges the Danube Bridge between Buda and Pest. The first connection between the cities of Buda and Pest was made by the Chain Bridge... more build by count Szechenyi. In 1836, he gave this project to Adam Clark and William Tierney Clark. It is 375 meter long and 16 meter wide bridge.
The capital's first bridge, a historical monument that has attracted many tourists to Budapest: photographs or film of it illuminated at night, with the imposing Buda Castle rising in the background, make for a breathtaking sight.