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San Francisco Bay Bridge

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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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Everybody enjoyed the trip and the view.

Good view, too many tourists, especially visitors from China. Difficult to find parking space, and crowded everywhere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Good view, too many tourists, especially visitors from China. Difficult to find parking space, and crowded everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

OK....so it's heavily overshadowed by you know what! Nevertheless, an amazing sight and feat of engineering. The city skyline is amazing if you cross the bridge in the evening when the lights are on. A landscape photographer's dream.

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Nashville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Because the Golden Gate Bridge was so cloud-enshrouded during our days in San Francisco, we could not get good views of it. We actually got a better view of the Bay Bridge when we visited Pier 7. The morning light was not great for photography, but it is a handsome sight. Afternoon light would probably be better.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great views from here to San Francisco. Would recommend trip over Golden Gate and then back across the Oakland bridge in to SF.

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Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Just a bridge that you drive across. It's pretty and convenient but not much of an attraction. It was recently remodeled and you can still see the old bride standing next to it which is kind of a trip.

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Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stayed in a hotel close to the bridge, and also drove home from Napa over the bridge. It is more pleasant to look at than to drive! A lot of traffic and an old payment system made it rather boring.

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Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is one of those bridges you really don't want to get caught on during rush hour traffic, which I have many times while my husband was down there working. I think the view from it, however, it nice and that is good. There are plenty of lanes it seems, so it wasn't so bad even in bad traffic.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One of the iconic bridges in San Francisco. A picture with the bay bridge at night is a must when you visit SFO. Love the way they light it up at night.

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Tonganoxie, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There are two key bridges going to and from San Francisco. While the Bay Bridge is not as much as a landmark as Golden gate Bridge, it still adds to your San Francisco experience.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You have to walk the bridge. We did and the view was fantastic. A must see and do. It took us 20 minutes to the half way point.

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Address: Highway 80 West, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Number: 510 286 4444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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