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This is a special place in Budapest.Being a well known place can be considered a cliché.

Chain Bridge has become one of the most famous sights of Budapest. Bridge connects Buda and Pest across the Danube between. Offers one of the best views in town, with all the majesty of the Danube which finds its way under the bridge. Panorama can be seen in time is much more fascinating when the city lights illuminate dark river.
Large width of the Danube made ​​it necessary to build a bridge that is suspended from chains. Two massive stone standing support robust iron structure weighs 5,200 tons. The bridge has a length of 375 meters and a width of 16 meters. Distance between legs is 202 meters.

There are two statues of lions stand guard at both ends of the bridge. It is said that the artist forgot to carve lions tongues​​. During the inauguration ceremony of a child made ​​a remark on this issue and sculptor became very anxious and jumped off the bridge into the Danube.

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Additional Photos by Ovidiu Sotiriu (Schnappilic) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 51 N: 1071] (9692)
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