The 68 meter long Kettensteg bridge is a pedestrian bridge in Nuremberg and the oldest preserved chain bridge in Continental Europe. After a construction period of only four months, it was opened on 30 December 1824 as the first free-floating river bridge in Germany. The construction costs amounted to 3620 guilders. 3.65 tons of iron were installed. The narrow bridge is today regarded as a monument to the history of technology; It is part of the historical mile of Nuremberg.
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Wikipedia: Nuremberg (not to be confused with Nürburg) (German: Nürnberg [ˈnʏɐ̯nbɛɐ̯k]) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. It is situated on the Pegnitz river and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal and is Franconia's largest city. It is located about 170 kilometres north of Munich, at 49.27° N 11.5° E. The population (as of January 2006) is 500,132.