Great Spots to View the Golden Gate Bridge
From locations around the city to even your hotel room, there are plenty of breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge vantage points in San Francisco.
Originally completed on May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge, named for the strait leading from the Pacific Ocean to the San Francisco Bay, is one of the city's most popular and photographed landmarks. Spanning 6,450 feet, the Golden Gate Bridge is considered one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World.”
Viewing spots noted below are all free and open to the public. Or, if you would like to enjoy staring at this “international orange”-painted beauty throughout your trip, we have also listed several hotels boasting rooms with spectacular views.