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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

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One of the most photographed structures in the world, Golden Gate Bridge is the first feature of San Francisco you'll see when driving in from the north. Opened in 1937, the structure boasted the longest suspension bridge main span until 1964. Still considered one of the world's greatest engineering feats, the bridge draws visitors with its numerous vantage points, from which you can see and photograph the picturesque bay and boats passing under the iconic structure's red towers. The bridge has sectioned-off pathways on each side for both pedestrians and cyclists, so you can take your time crossing and admiring the views. Though the bridge closes for pedestrians at night. To visit Golden Gate Bridge and get the most from your holiday in San Francisco, create itinerary details personal to you using our San Francisco route website.
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  • Crossed it twice on our BIG BUS tour. Quite an experience to be on the top of the open air bus when crossing this bridge. It was like an amusement ride! High wind and amazing views. 
    Crossed it twice on our BIG BUS tour. Quite an experience to be on the top of the open air bus when crossing this bridge. It was like an amusement ride! High wind and amazing views.  more »
  • You need to stop and see this iconic SF bridge. Lovely! Fun to see how it works if you are nerdy like our family. Be careful in the parking lot - there were many cars broken into when we were there! 
    You need to stop and see this iconic SF bridge. Lovely! Fun to see how it works if you are nerdy like our family. Be careful in the parking lot - there were many cars broken into when we were there!  more »
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  • The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km) strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the U.S. city of San Francisco, California—the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula—to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco and California. It was initially designed by engineer Joseph Strauss in 1917. It has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Just beautiful ❤️
  • The vista point is a best place to watch the golden gate from different angles. Usually the parking lot is full. But if we try to move slowly inside the parking lot, people might leave and u might get a spot. It's pure LUCK ;) The restrooms are clean. You can meet people from different cultures, cities and ethnics and this is one of the super popular touristic spot in San Francisco. Enjoy this beauty :)

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