Golden Gate Bridge, Suspension bridge in San Francisco, California.
Description: The Golden Gate Bridge is a 1.7 mile long suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the entrance to the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.
History: The construction of the bridge started in January 1933 and was completed in April 1937.
Culture: The Golden Gate Bridge is an internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco and the United States.
Practical: It has six total lanes of vehicle traffic, and walkways on both sides of the bridge.
Did you know ?: Despite its red appearance, the color of the bridge is officially an orange vermilion called 'international orange'.
Location: Marin County
Location: San Francisco
Inception: May 27, 1937
Architect: Joseph Strauss
Official opening: May 28, 1937
Longest Span: 1,280 m
Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap
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