Tourism in the City by the Bridge
The bridge assisted the union of Buda, Pest and Óbuda in 1873. It also contributed to Budapest’s explosion. Széchenyi bowed mentally in 1848. He was not able to see his dream come true.
During the siege of Budapest in 1945, the Germans succeeded in destroying the bridge. Reconstruction began in 1947 and The Chain Bridge was rebuilt by 1949, in its original form.
During the August 20 i.e. St. Stephen’s day festivities, the bridge is also open for ...