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The reincarnation of Elisabeth

During World War II all of the bridges of Budapest were blown up (by the retreating German troops). They were all rebuilt according to the original design with the exception of Elisabeth bridge  – it received a brand new design in the 1960’s.

Elisabeth Bridge

1013 Budapest, Erzsébet híd

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