Budapest - Hungary 2010
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Hungarian: Lánchíd) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Budapest, 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.
The bridge has the name of István Széchenyi, a major supporter of its construction, attached to it, but is most commonly known as the Chain Bridge. At the time of its construction, it was regarded as one of the modern world's engineering wonders. It has asserted an enormous significance in the country's economic, social and cultural life, much as the Brooklyn Bridge has in New York and America. Its decorations made of cast iron, and its construction, radiating calm dignity and balance, have elevated the Chain Bridge to a high stature in Europe. It became a symbol of advancement, national awakening, and the linkage between East and West.
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GiovanniG (2373) 2012-02-23 5:27
This is an outstanding photograph! The depth of field is great and it has good perspective. It has beautiful colors and good clarity. The point of view you selected is superb, well done.
erhan1958 (14408) 2012-02-23 5:39
lacivert saate mükemmel örnek
Zengi001 (2325) 2012-02-23 5:52
Budapeştenin iki önemli sembolü olan Erszebet Köprüsü ve parlemento binasını uzun pozlama ve mükemmel bir ışık ahengiyle biraraya getirmişsin. Çok başarılı. Tebrikler,
notrap (5474) 2012-02-23 6:27
Sehr schönes Foto! Das Hochformat ist eine gute Wahl.
Grüße von Elvira
JFS (32459) 2012-02-23 10:55
Unique and amazing perspective of the parliament and the impressive bridge, the light is magical and the quality very good.
Thanks and best regards,
Jeppo (17639) 2012-02-23 11:40
excellent sharpness and light management for this bue hour panorama on golden budapest
Gigidusud (13131) 2012-02-23 14:37
Beautiful composition in blue hour with nice light.
Thanks for sharing.
jjcordier (72503) 2012-02-23 23:30
Trčs beau POV sur Budapest ŕ l'heure bleue. La lumičre et les couleurs sont splendides. Dommage que l'image manque un tout petit peu de netteté (réalisée sans trépied?)
Pilote26 (154) 2012-02-24 3:16
Trčs beau début de nuit sur Budapest, la lumičre jaune apporte une touche de chaleur. L'ambiance est sympathique.