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San Francisco Bay Bridge

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Address: Highway 80 West, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Number: +1 510-286-4444
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of the longest bridges in the world, this spectacular structure links...

One of the longest bridges in the world, this spectacular structure links downtown San Francisco with the city of Oakland.

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beautiful bridge

we drove over this bridge. Very beautiful at night. Great views. worth the drive to see the stunning skyline

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we drove over this bridge. Very beautiful at night. Great views. worth the drive to see the stunning skyline

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Greer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ride into San Fran from Oakland was nice on the Bay Bridge. lots of traffic during Thanksgiving--smooth overall. Enjoyed seeing different areas of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Iconic. Beautiful. Looks different from each direction. Drive it in both directions if you have your car. If you have the time and physical energy, then walk it. Start in the Marina and walk to Sausalito, then take the ferry back to San Francisco. Bring a jacket. It can be cool and windy up there.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The longest of the 2 bridges, however this Bay Bridge is lit up of an evening unlike the GGB. Beautiful in the day, stunning in the night with the lights switched on. Definitely worth a picture

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge is quite a thing of beauty. It crazy during the morning and covered in fog, quite eerie, but at night, it lights up and is spectacular!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Less recognizable than the more famous Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge is an impressive piece of engineering and very heavily used for travelling between San Francisco and Oakland. Peak time traffic can be slow and frustrating and should preferably be avoided.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history, dimensions, and particularly the comparison to the Golden Gate is really interesting. Remember that this is a popular way to access a city surrounded on three sides by water, so if you're in a hurry to get somewhere probably don't use the bridge during peak hours. Love the engineering double decker design, what a feat. The Bay Bridge... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and other places. So many things to do and see, restaurants, stores!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

w When you plan your trip to California ,then you will not be disappointed with a trip of a lifetime to the famous san Francisco.No matter where you visit in the City it is such an experience, from the well known sites to all the different nationalities just mingling around enjoying themselves. Do not miss the following places.... bay bridge,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a conference in San Jose this year and noticed SAN FRANCISCO was just an hour away so I booked a flight for mom over Easter. What an amazing experience to walk the streets of San Francisco. Mom is 65 yrs old and is a walker. I AM NOT. I held onto her on some steep streets and we... More 

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