Sunday, September 19, 2010

Hungary - Elizabeth Bridge

Erzsébet híd or Elizabeth Bridge in Hungary.

Sent by my best friend Antal from Szeged in Hungary.

This is from Wikipedia : Elisabeth Bridge (Hungarian: Erzsébet híd) is the third newest bridge of Budapest, Hungary, connecting Buda and Pest across the River Danube. The bridge is situated at the narrowest part of the Danube in the Budapest area, spanning only 290 m. It is named after Queen Elisabeth, a popular queen and empress of Austria-Hungary, who was assassinated in 1898. Today, her large bronze statue sits by the bridge's Buda side connection in the middle of a small garden. (Read more)

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