Friday, October 3, 2014

Best view point of Golden Gate Bridge @ San Francisco, USA

Golden Gate Bridge is the internationally most recognized symbols of San Francisco. It is probably the most beautiful and most photographed bridge in the world. Completed in 1937, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. It was a great feat to be able to build the bridge in 1937 which can stand the strong sea current from Pacific Oceans for more than 80 years now. Golden Gate Bridge, heralded as one of the top ten construction achievements of the 20th Century. Any visitor to San Francisco should walk across the bridge, just be sure to pack a sweater as it can get cold and windy here. There were many reading material at Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion which you can read before walking on the bridge. I recommend getting some context and reading about the history of the bridge to truly appreciate it. Below are some of the best location to view the Golden Gate Bridge and how to get there.

Fort Point

Golden Gate Bridge from Fort Point. From this angle, you see the bridge from below.

Foggy weather makes the view more dramatic.

Me with Golden Gate Bridge.

Great recreation area.

GPS/Coordinate: 37.810529, -122.477086
Address: Marine Dr, San Francisco, CA 94129, United States.
Public transport: Bus no 28 (Fort Mason/Daly City Station).

Walking on the bridge

Scenic beauty while on the bridge.

Me on Golden Gate Bridge.

This bridge pillar is so tall.

List of names who assist the construction of this famous bridge.

Beware of the warning.

Golden Gate Bridge is the second highest suicide site in the world. Phones and counseling line provide on the bridge.

There are many phones and emergency lines.

GPS/Coordinate: 37.807406, -122.475567
Public transport: Bus no 28 (Fort Mason/Daly City Station).

Hawk Hill, Marin County

View the whole bridge from the top from Hawk Hill.

Cloudy at Marin Headlands.

Me at Hawk Hill with Golden Gate Bridge background.

GPS/Coordinate: 37.827375, -122.499070
Address: Hawk Hill, Conzelman Rd, CA 94965, United States
Public transport: Bus no 76X

Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion (Visitor store)

The cross section of cable used to construct the Golden Gate Bridge. This 93 cm diameter cable, containing 27,572 wires.

Joseph Strauss Legacy circle. He was the chief engineer of Golden Gate Bridge.

Educational material nearby the bridge.

Famous flag pole hill.

Waiting for bus to go back to San Francisco Downtown. See how they use the word "predictions".

Remember. Bus no 28.

GPS/Coordinate: 37.808474, -122.476179
Address: Battery E Trail, San Francisco, CA 94129, USA.
Public transport: Bus no 28 (Fort Mason/Daly City Station).


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