Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Budapest

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Bridge · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Constructed in 1896 for the Millenium World Exhibition, Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid) opened in the presence of Emperor Franz Joseph, who inserted the last silver rivet into the iron structure himself. This art deco bridge connects Buda and Pest across the Danube; on its four masts sit large bronze statues of the Turul, a falcon-like bird prominent in ancient Hungarian mythology. Destroyed during WWII by retreating German troops, it was the first bridge to be reconstructed after the end of the war. Take the tram or walk across the bridge to capture panoramic views of the Chain Bridge and Monument Hill. Arrange your visit to Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Budapest using our Budapest visit planner.
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  • The bridge is very attractive. It has a very special color. Green !! There is a place for walking and cycling next to the bridge. This bridge connects the two parts of buda and the pest. You can see.....  more »
  • You have to yield to everyone and everything in this bridge. Cyclists, locals stomp past you with complete disregard of others safety. The view is average.  more »

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