Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest

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Elisabeth Bridge crosses the Danube at its narrowest point in Budapest. Admire the bronze statue of Elizabeth of Bavaria, for whom the bridge is named, in the garden on the Buda side. This side also features Döbrentei Square with two monuments, as well as historical baths nearby. On the other side, visit the March 15 Square, where the oldest church in Pest is located. The bridge offers one of the quickest walking routes between Buda and Pest. Take one of the pedestrian sidewalks next to the road on the bridge and enjoy the views. To visit Elisabeth Bridge and other attractions in Budapest, use our Budapest itinerary app .
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  • Simple and modern, nevertheless fits perfectly-thanks to the play of light that enhances the structure at night-to the surrounding environment, providing a landmark visible from afar. It's perfect for making an entrance at the front of Gellért Hill and another monument that the vigil from above. Surprisingly, some coming from vialone which constitutes the ideal continuation but the wonder turns immediately into complacency. Very dashing when you consider that over a century and futuristic looks to those times.
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  • This is one of the 8 famous bridges of Budapest. Recommended as a tourist spot, but there's nothing much other than the nice view of the Danube and the city on either side. You will also get a close l...  more »
  • White, impressive, in my opinion perhaps the least nice! "from there you can go walking along the Danube!
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  • Compared to the other two bridges this bridge gets one star less, probably because it's the newest among the three. I recommend to visit the bridge by night. You can really enjoy the light lit Budapest.
  • At day it was a beautiful bridge and such gorgeous handicrafts on it and during the night it lighted up so amazingly and beautifully. It was one of the most beautiful things ive ever seen at night.
  • It is one of the most important bridges at Budapest. The name is a hint to the history.
  • Great views over both sides worth a walk across and near plenty of restaurants and bars.
  • Modern bridge, good view of the Daniube River and downtown from span.

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