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Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco, California
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California 94129
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San Francisco, California Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Spanning over 1.5 miles across the Golden Gate Strait, the bridge opened to vehicles in 1937 after four years of construction. The bridge today is an iconic symbol of industry and architecture, as well as a beloved monument to the City by the Bay. The Golden Gate Bridge connects San Francisco with Marin County and is open to vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians.

Details

Hours:

24-hours, daily (vehicle traffic)

Prices:

$6 toll for standard vehicles

Events:

75th anniversary celebrations in 2012

Activities


  • Lone Sailor Memorial
  • Roundhouse Gift Center
  • Bridge Pavilion, new in April 2012. Visitor information, exhibits, souvenirs.
  • Walk or bike across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito

History of the Golden Gate Bridge -

The Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937 and was named for the Golden Gate Strait below. Learn more at http://www.goldengatebridge.org.

Parking, directions, public transportation -

Public transportation or cycling is highly recommended due to limited parking available during construction. Learn more at http://goldengatebridge.org/visitors/directions.php.

FAQs

What is the toll to get across the Golden Gate Bridge?

The standard vehicle toll is $6. Tolls increase incrementally for vehicles with 3 to over 7 axels. Access is toll-free to cyclists.

How big is the Golden Gate Bridge?

The total length of the Golden Gate Bridge is approximately 1.7 miles. It is 90 feet wide and 746 feet high.

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or InterContinental San Francisco
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