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Petőfi Bridge

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Petőfi Bridge

Petőfi Bridge, seen from the Csepel HÉV terminus

Petőfi híd or Petőfi Bridge (named after Sándor Petőfi, old name is Horthy Miklós Bridge, named after governor Miklós Horthy) is a bridge in Budapest, connecting Pest and Buda across the Danube. It is the second southernmost public bridge in Budapest.

Its two ends are

The bridge was built between 1933–1937, according to the plans of Hubert Pál Álgyay. It is 514 m in length (along with the sections leading up) and 25.6 m in width and rebuilt after the Second World War.

See also

External links

  • DBridges - Petőfi híd
  • Photos of Budapest bridges
  • Petöfi hid at Structurae
  • Bridges of Budapest - Petofi Bridge

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