Golden Gate with boat

Golden Gate Bridge

The most iconic symbol of San Francisco is definitely the Golden Gate Bridge.

Opened in 1937, this 2.7 km long bridge had the longest suspended span (1.3 km) until 1964.

Golden Gate and bay

There are 6 lanes for vehicles (with a movable barrier separating traffic), a sideway for bikes and a sideway for pedestrians. 110 000 vehicles cross the bridge each days.

Golden Gate road

The Golden Gate Bridge cross the only entrance to whole the San Francisco Bay, every ship going in or out of the bay has to pass under it.

Golden Gate by boat

The South side of the bridge (which is not suspended) has been recently re-made because it was vulnerable to earthquake.

Golden Gate details

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