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Address: Highway 80 West, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Number: 510 286 4444
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: 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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Went over to treasure island vi big bus night tour....cold ride on the top section. Good way to see San Fran at night...all the lights, the moon...just as nice as golden bridge in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The bridge was gray. The bridge was steel (I guess). The bridge was long. The bridge was a bridge in SF.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Went over to treasure island vi big bus night tour....cold ride on the top section. Good way to see San Fran at night...all the lights, the moon...just as nice as golden bridge in my opinion

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

You need a car to drive across it. In that case, from Oakland to San Francisco, you can enjoy a great view when the weather permits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The bridge is huge in extent and by embarcadero you have the most beautiful view of the bridge, there's lots of restaurants with great view of the bridge.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have been at Baybridge several times and if I visit it in the day or in the night it stays one of the greatest bridges in the world. If you on the top of the brig in the evening you have a beautiful view of San Francisco. What a sight. Also if you look at the bridge (day or... More 

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Nullagine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wow! I finally make it to visit this most famous bridge that appeared in countless movies! Magnificent sight indeed. I feel so privileged to be able to jog on it. I feel safe when I saw the security guard patrolling the area. The view from the boat was delightful as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Bay Bridge can be viewed across from the Golden Gate Bridge but lives under the shadow of it more illustrious and neighbouring bridge. These days The Bay Bridge lights up at night and puts on a dazzling spectacle almost as if its making a rude gesture to the Golden Gate Bridge as it gets a little bit of the limelight.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were 3 so in the carpool lane and ended up with a "fine" for "not paying the toll"?!! I've never seen this in my entire life! I had the credit card but not the cash. I heard on different forums that "everybody carry at least $10" but when you're visiting it's not always the case... Yeah because BTW people... More 

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Les Essarts, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Even if it's not the bridge that everyone is talking about, you should see this one as well. it's beautiful from the marina

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was lucky to see this bridge at night. My guide told me that the illumination cost the city 8 mln dollars, and I understood why. This shining miracle looks fabulous.

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