The Chain Bridge is one of Budapest's most famous landmarks. The magnificent suspension bridge was built in the 19th century across the river Danube to connect Pest with Buda, at the time still separate cities.
The Chain Bridge was the first permanent bridge in Budapest; the nearest bridge was in Vienna and during wintertime the only way to cross the Danube was by taking a ferry. A temporary bridge was only available in the summer: it had to be disassembled each year to protect it against drift ice.
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ACL1978 (7491) 2014-03-29 13:40
Hello Emin - I wish I'd had weather like this during my brief trip to Budapest! this is the classic shot, from Buda Castle looking down, and it's a beauty. Wonderful clear day and bright light lets you see for miles and miles here, and the dome of St. Stephen's is gorgeously detailed here. Thanks!
omid266 (5274) 2014-03-29 20:05
Hi Emin ,
Very nice shot from Danube river , well done and Thanks for sharing ,
Corry (4508) 2014-03-29 20:34
Superbe point de vue sur les toits de la ville et ce très beau pont suspendu. La lumière est parfaite. Bien fait.
PaulVDV (22721) 2014-03-29 21:17
The bridge is taken from a good angle and from an excellent high POV.
Following its diagonal line we find a beautiful old building of which I don't know the destination or the history and behind that we see an enormous church or cathedral towering above Budapest with its huge down and towers.
You enjoyed beautiful weather. When I visited Budapest it rained almost all the time.
Best regards, Paul
Periko (2707) 2014-03-29 23:00
Nice postcard from Budapest. Picture taken with a great light and from a good viewpoint. Image of high quality.
jemaflor (85476) 2014-03-30 0:09
A good pov on this famous bridge and the town, well taken, light is pleasant, the sharpness is well managed.
joudit (201) 2014-03-30 2:32
I always loved pictures from Budapest and your one succeded well.
The composition, light and sharpness are great.
Have a nice weekend.
kwekwekan (1076) 2014-03-30 15:55
You had some nice strong sunshine to work with and the clarity and brightness of the scene is very well captured. Good composition with the bridge leading the eye diagonally into the main Basilica. There is also a nice mixture of old and modern buildings that grace the waterfront.
Thanks for sharing,
fotka (3565) 2014-04-04 6:20
Well, it is marvelous shot from Budapest. I like how you lay out this photo with the bridge diagonally composed and beautiful church on the right side.
The quality of photo is perfect as well colors, light, sharpness.
Have a nice weekend,
Cricri (107274) 2014-04-04 12:05
Ce pont de chaine est une merveille, combien de fois je suis passer dessus, j'ai logée deux nuit dans cet hôtel de luxe juste en face, excellent POV, lumière et des détails super bien rendues
danos (87475) 2014-04-17 3:30
very nice the panoramic view of this section of the Capital,with the chain bridge to dominating the scene.The brilliant light of the day enhance the vivid colours as the beauty of the place.
jhm (140054) 2014-04-17 3:34
Budapest one of the five most beautiful cities in Europe, we get a fantastic view about the most famous bridge and the lovely city.
Also your panorama view makes these picture very nice.
Also your sky makes these picture attractive.
Very well composition, TFS.
- Copyright: Emin Bingul (ebingul) (1926)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-03-19
- Categories: Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D7000, 16-85mm /f3.5-5.6G ED VR2
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-29 13:26