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San Francisco Bay Bridge

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Highway 80 West, San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 510-286-4444
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One of the longest bridges in the world, this spectacular structure links downtown San Francisco with the city of Oakland.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“treasure island” (85 reviews)
“light show” (49 reviews)
“golden gate” (132 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Highway 80 West, San Francisco, CA 94105
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"treasure island"
in 85 reviews
"light show"
in 49 reviews
"golden gate"
in 132 reviews
"beautiful at night"
in 26 reviews
"yerba buena island"
in 18 reviews
"eastern span"
in 18 reviews
"lit up at night"
in 21 reviews
"double decker"
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"beautiful sight"
in 12 reviews
"san francisco bay"
in 14 reviews
"take photos"
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"night tour"
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"oakland"
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"toll"
in 64 reviews
"spans"
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"engineering"
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Reviewed yesterday

The San Francisco Bay Bridge gets so often over looked and under appreciated due to the more iconic Golden Gate. It was my first visit to San Francisco and seeing the Golden Gate Bridge was surely on my bucket list. However when I awoke on...More

Thank clockAberdeenNC
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Bay bridge is very pretty lit up at night we went on a night tour on the Hop - on & Hop- off busses & we sped across it ( so if you go on a night tour take warm clothes) .

Thank 829audreyt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two bridges and tunnel take people from San Francisco to Alameda. Ironically, Alameda was part of 6 Naval Aviation facilities in which I was employed for three years. (1992-1994). I would have enjoyed seeing the old closed Air Station. There is an island half way...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went over the bridge to the park and we saw the bridge from high up and also a great view of San Francisco

Thank JomarJVP
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lit up at night this is beautiful. During the day it's a great way to get to the east bay and back. Really cool to contrast the old vs. new bridge sections

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had no time to do more than just look at this bridge but it is seriously impressive. Longer and wider than Golden Gate bridge. I very much wish that I had the time to drive over it. Maybe next time.

Thank sm1708
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Golden bridge I was surprised to see another one, which "I guess" is structurally a bit similar to Golden bridge, but longer and Silver/steel in color. Don't miss!

1  Thank JUNI-BANERJEE
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’d be the first to admit that I didn’t realise that San Francisco had another fabulous bridge! Everyone has heard about the Golden Gate Bridge, but the Bay Bridge is amazing too. It’s very long, apparently one of the longest in the world, and has...More

Thank lastword2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only knew of the Golden Gate Bridge - ignorant me! This is the bridge that the Amtrak bus drives over from Emeryville to/from the city.

Thank 22Senior_travels
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone knows the Golden Gate Bridge. The San Francisco Bay Bridge is that poor old second cousin to the Golden Gate. But do not overlook this gem in the city and on the bay. Sure, it is part of the transportation system, getting you across...More

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Mikia W
June 5, 2018|
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Response from Shelly C | Reviewed this property |
I used the BART to go everywhere but can’t twll you what it cost. It was pretty convenient.
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Cory S
April 18, 2018|
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Response from randsll | Reviewed this property |
We crossed the bridge via tour & don't rmember that we stopped to pay a toll.
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Cory S
April 18, 2018|
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