The Elisabeth Bridge was the closest to our hotel and is also the closest bridge to Gellert Hill. It allows for good views of the Chain Bridge a little further down the river.
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The present bridge was constructed between 1960 and 1964, the previous suspension bridge [which was for over twenty years the world's longest suspension bridge] was in 1945 blown up by the retreating German troops along with other Budapest bridges. It was the only Danube bridge...More
Good attraction to visit! We were also told that there close there are so many local restaurants with live gypsy music (altho we did not have time to visit them).
This is just another amazing bridge in Budapest. Maybe it's not like the other glorious ones, but I like it too, because it's somehow interesting.
The bridge is frequently used to cross from Pest to Budapest. It's has its own character. No need to make a special trip to see it. You will see it and travel over it when you see the sights. See it from the Citadel, Budapest...More
Not far from our hotel. The second bridge of Budapest. Quite impressive, we crossed this to reach Gellert Hill, Liberty Statue, Citadel and St Gerrard Statue. It is a typical bridge to cross the Danube to get to the Buda side, with a lot of...More
During the second world war all the bridges crossing the River Danube were destroyed and all repaired post war and Elsabeth Bridge is one such bridge. Not as famous or pretty as the amazing Chain Bridge or Liberty Bridge it's well worth checking out and...More