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Location: The Széchenyi Chain Bridge - Friedrich Born rakpart, Budapest, Hungary  Bridge  Széchenyi Chain Bridge Suspension bridge William Tierney Clark Wikipedia
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Széchenyi Chain Bridge
Széchenyi Chain Bridge

Name:Széchenyi Chain Bridge
Type / Design:Suspension bridge
Designer / Architect:William Tierney Clark
Built year:1849
Architectural style:wrought iron and stone
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Designed by the English engineer William Tierney Clark, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary, and was opened in 1849.

It is anchored on the Pest side of the river to Széchenyi (formerly Roosevelt) Square, adjacent to the Gresham Palace and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and on the Buda side to Adam Clark Square, near the Zero Kilometer Stone and the lower end of the Castle Hill Funicular, leading to Buda Castle.

Gresham Palace
Gresham Palace

Name:Gresham Palace
Building type:hotel
Designer / Architect:Zsigmond Quittner, József Vágó
Built year:1906
Owner:Four Seasons Hotels
Architectural style:Art Nouveau
The Gresham Palace or Gresham-palota is a building in Budapest, Hungary; it is an example of Art Nouveau architecture. Completed in 1906 as an office building ana apartments, it is today the Four Seasons Hotel Budapest Gresham Palace, a luxury hotel managed by Four Seasons Hotels.


The Danube (/ˈdænjuːb/ DAN-ewb, also known by other names) is a river in Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union's longest and the continent's second longest (after the Volga).

Classified as an international waterway, it originates in the town of Donaueschingen—which is in the Black Forest of Germany—at the confluence of the rivers Brigach and Breg. The Danube then flows southeast for 2,872 km (1,785 mi), passing through four capital cities before emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine.

Once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, the river passes through or touches the borders of ten countries: Romania (29.0% of basin area), Hungary (11.6%), Serbia (10.2%), Austria (10.0%), Germany (7.0%), Bulgaria (5.9%), Slovakia (5.9%), Croatia (4.4%), Ukraine (3.8%), and Moldova (1.6%). Its drainage basin extends into nine more.

Ministry of Interior
Ministry of Interior

Name:Ministry of Interior
Building type:government building
Designer / Architect:Zsigmond Quittner
Owner:Ministry of Interior
Former Pesti Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank, now interior ministry

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