DAILY PHOTO: Lego Lion and the Tunnel

They are refurbishing Budapest’s Chain Bridge [Széchenyi lánchíd,] which features prominent guardian lions. To keep the city from feeling unprotected, they’ve installed a Lego lion that consists of more than 850,000 pieces and weighs 2.8 tons.

The Buda Castle Tunnel is in the background.

DAILY PHOTO: Scenes from Budapest, circa 1999

Dohány Street Synagogue; Winter of 1999
Halászbástya, i.e. Fisherman’s Bastion in Buda Castle
Széchenyi Lánchíd; i.e. the Chain Bridge
Budavári Palota; Buda Castle Palace

DAILY PHOTO: Monochrome Budapest

Vajdahunyad Castle; Taken December of 2014
Széchenyi Lánchíd [Chain Bridge]

DAILY PHOTO: Monochrome Chain Bridge [Széchenyi lánchíd]

Taken in December of 2014

Taken in December of 2014

From the Pest-side looking toward the Palace (Királyi Palota) on the Buda-side. The Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd) over the Danube is in the foreground.