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Oct 1, 2010

Chain Bridge & Saint Stephen's Basilica

This photo was taken from Budai Vár (Buda Castle). You can see the floodlit Lánchíd (Chain Bridge) and the Szent István Bazilika (Saint Stephen's Basilica). 

The Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Budapest, and was opened in 1849.

Saint Stephen's Basilica is a Roman Catholic basilica in Budapest. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary (c 975–1038), whose mummified fist is housed in the reliquary.