Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Budapest

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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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  • We travelled across this bridge after spending the day on the Buda side and a visit to the Castle and other places of interest. The bridge gave us a great view of the river and gave me time to take to...  more »
  • My daughter and I walked over the bridge times while en route to sightseeing and/or back to our hotel. It is so beautiful and picturesque. Just a lovely walk and super opportunity to see the city from...  more »
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