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Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco – Things to know & Photo spots (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, California

It is THE landmark of San Francisco and probably the most famous suspension bridge in the world: The Golden Gate Bridge. Since 1937, it has been the entrance to San Francisco Bay and connects San Francisco with Marin County, the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The bridge was named after the 1.6 km wide, natural entrance to the Bay of San Francisco. At the time of the California gold rush, the bay entrance was named “Golden Gate” around 1846.

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