San Francisco Bay Bridge
San Francisco Bay Bridge
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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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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia18,626 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Not so popular like the Golden Gate, Bay Bridge is still a masterpiece of engineering.
A double decker bridge - upper deck to SF, lower from SF - it connects SF with Oakland.
For tourists I suggest getting of at Treasure island to see the best SF panorama.
8$ toll in May 2024.
Written 8 June 2024
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AMohsen
Port Said, Egypt515 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Although it is relatively similar to the Golden Gate Bridge, it is not as popular as the Golden Gate. Maybe the red color of the Golden Gate is the reason behind its impressiveness. However, the Bay Bridge is also picturesque and enjoyable to drive through.
Written 3 May 2024
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland29,964 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The San Francisco Bay Bridge is a stunning piece of engineering. It’s visually amazing and really eye catching. Worth a photo.
Written 8 October 2023
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Nicko Bondar
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is an engineering marvel that offers breathtaking views of the Bay Area. Whether you're driving across it, walking the pedestrian path, or simply admiring it from a distance, this iconic structure is a must-see. Its distinctive design and the backdrop of San Francisco's skyline make it a memorable experience for any visitor. Don't miss the chance to witness this architectural wonder.
Written 1 October 2023
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Mattkur
Chicago, IL287 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We went over to Oakland and used this behemoth of a structure to cross over and back. I’m still astonished of the size of this marvel.
Written 24 July 2023
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel41,102 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
This is a magnificent bridge.
We drove under it once and crossed the bay on it twice.
While not as famous as Golden Gate Bridge, it's definitely not less impressive.
Written 19 May 2023
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN5,221 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
While nothing compares to the splendor of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge remains an architectural marvel and offers nice views of the Embarcadero especially as you travel west into San Francisco.
Written 30 April 2023
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Ashfield531
Ringwood, UK1,221 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
It is always going to play 2nd fiddle to the Golden Gate but this is an impressive long suspension bridge and it looks particularly good at night when all the cables are lit up
Written 12 February 2023
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Lynn Wall Penner
Leamington, Canada33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
I've traveled to see this cool bridge back in the summertime of last year. I really liked to how cool and breath taking like it was an amazing looking bridge. Nothing to dislike about this bridge. I also really liked to how cool it looks at night.
Written 4 February 2023
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,579 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
This has gone from a utilitarian experience of going from here to there, to a magical artful experience on wheels, at night with the lovely lights all around. This bridge is an important part of the traffic infrastructure of my life, as I commuted over it for 34 years. But now it is special and gorgeous with the re-build. Drive it at night.
Written 28 December 2022
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