Photographer's Note

Die Kettenbrücke, die in Budapest die Donau überspannt, wurde in der Zeit von 1839 bis 1849 auf Anregung des ungarischen Reformers Graf István Széchenyi erbaut, dessen Namen sie trägt. Sie ist die älteste und bekannteste der neun Budapester Brücken über die Donau.

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Hungarian: Széchenyi lánchíd, Hungarian pronunciation: is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Designed by the English engineer William Tierney Clark and built by the Scottish engineer Adam Clark, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary. It was opened in 1849.

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