San Francisco Bay Bridge, San Francisco

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Connecting San Francisco and Oakland, is one of the area's landmarks and one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. With its two double-deck spans, the total length of the bridge is 7.18 km (4.46 mi). The west span connects San Francisco and Yerba Buena Island, while the east span connects the island with Oakland. The west span went through a substantial seismic retrofit project, and the whole east span had to be replaced. The current east span is among the widest bridges on earth. The bridge provides excellent views of the city skyline. This is a toll bridge, and the fee depends on the day of the week and time of day. Put San Francisco Bay Bridge and other San Francisco attractions into our San Francisco trip maker app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It was fun going under it with the boat tour. Pretty interesting in all the different elements that come together to build it. It's also nice at night for pictures.  more »
  • We had a great view of this bridge at night while on the a bus tour. The lights at night are really cool.  more »
  • Visible from many areas of the city it is a spectacular and lengthy construct. It is particularly attractive when illuminated from dusk. Our first glimpse of it was on our first morning in the city, r...  more »
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  • San Francisco has to be one of my favorite cities in the whole world ,it's almost like a world of its own I love crossing the Bay Bridge. feeling that nice cool breeze it's almost like the breeze has water in it it's awesome. everyone should experience going to San Francisco there's so much to do. lots of great restaurants and the people out there are just so nice. The only downside is parking and the traffic. But the Fantastic scenery and weather make up for it completely.
  • Not horribly busy, and our toll taker was very nice. On the top part o bridge when going into the city, so great views. If you have Fast trac lots of lanes, so easy to keep going.
  • Very cool bridge when the lights come on. Expect a $5 dollar toll into the city. Daytime traffic is horrible and if there's an accident, you'll be there for a good bit. (Hope you went to the restroom before you left home)
  • Grew up here in the Bay Area. Grandpa's company helped build that bridge I have the certificate of appreciation framed all these years later
  • Beautiful bridge with beautiful views to enjoy while stuck in quite a bit of traffic. Don't forget to have cash for the toll heading into SF as well. Although I'm being sarcastic, it really is a nice, long bridge with views of the bay and Treasure Island.
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