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Golden Gate Bridge

Us Highway 101, San Francisco, California 94129-0601 USA

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“An awe inspiring American landmark”

Stretching 4,200 feet and towering as high as a 65-story building, this well-known bridge is the gateway to San Francisco.

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Reviewed by
Chelsea Koglmeier

  • Foodie
  • 242 Reviews
  • 205 Helpful
July 13, 2014
Rated 5.0

I'm obsessed with this bridge. I have a habit of anytime I go to San fran, I like to rent a bike from one of the wonderful touristy bike rental places and take it across the bridge to Salsalito. In Salsalito, there's a bunch of cute shops, places to eat, bars and you can jump on a ferry back across the bay. If you're a photographer, it's kind of a dream bridge because there's always dramatic fog... but, it's been photographed so many times, it's almost impossible to take a unique photo.

15 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Tatiana Danger

  • Road Warrior
  • 1,169 Reviews
  • 721 Helpful
July 14, 2014
Rated 5.0

My favorite fact about this bridge: Before it opened in 1937, during its construction the city laid a safety net under the floor of the bridge. It was massive and stretched the length of the bridge. The net saved over 19 men from falling to their deaths. Those guys became part of a very exclusive club, known as the “Half-Way-To-Hell Club.” I love this bridge.

5 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Joel Schat

  • Photographer
  • 238 Reviews
  • 454 Helpful
July 01, 2014
Rated 5.0

Lucky to get it on a clear day but if its foggy head up to mt tam and you may be able to get above the fog for a crazy cool view!

5 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Mike G

  • 23 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
July 05, 2015
Rated 5.0

For the BEST experience, WALK across the bridge- the pedestrian walkway is on the Bay side or East side of the bridge. Other than the good cardio exercise, you get outstanding views of the Bay, of San Francisco, of Marin County and the Ocean. There's parking on the San Francisco side as well as the Marin County side. Fair warning- it gets very windy on the bridge so hold on to your hats, caps, and any loose items you wear. Make this a must do at least one time when you're in the area!

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
TurtleLoo

  • 2 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
December 31, 2013

Obviously a sight to see, but remember: San Francisco is ALWAYS foggy. Feel lucky if you can see it on a clear day!

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Ken Valuska

  • Expert
  • 586 Reviews
  • 166 Helpful
August 04, 2014
Rated 5.0

The bridge is iconic, so when you see it in person (as a tourist), it will almost definitely bring a smile to your face. Chelsea Koglmeier is right, the fog makes the bridge look very dramatic, but the pictures you take in front of it will look identical to a bunch of the same photos your friends have posted on Facebook over the years. Take the picture, anyways!

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
ixiv

  • Photographer
  • 13 Reviews
  • 8 Helpful
May 25, 2014

Hired bikes and ride over the bridge.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Nanran212

  • 6 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
December 04, 2014
Rated 5.0

Awesome, make sure you walk across

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
val.spencer

  • 10 Reviews
  • 8 Helpful
September 16, 2014
Rated 4.0

Truly an impressive sight from afar and close! People jog down the side of it all the time and I'd suggest taking the time to walk from one end to the other!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
cynthia62

  • 4 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 21, 2014
Rated 5.0

Take a walk across the bridge and look for sea lions in the water. Truly a place to remember for a lifetime.

1 person found this review helpful

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Golden Gate Bridge

Us Highway 101
San Francisco, California
94129-0601 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking
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