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Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge has been described in the Frommers travel guide as "possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, bridge in the world." The suspension bridge measuring 1.7 miles long and 90 feet wide links San Francisco and Marin County in California. On May 27, 1937, a foghorn blared into the dawn to signal the official opening of the bridge.

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An awesome guide to Touring the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA + Bike Rentals and Routes

Guide to Biking the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

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Work on The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco commenced in at the height of the Art Deco period. The bridge is a stunning example of practical design from the era.

The Washington Monument is the tallest true obelisk in the world, soaring 555 feet, 5 5/8 inches above the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  The structure was built to commemorate the first president of the United States, George Washington. Approximately a quarter of the way up, there is a difference in the shading of the marble, showing where construction was halted in 1854. After 23 years of no activity, building resumed in 1877 and was finished in 1884.

The Washington Monument is the tallest true obelisk in the world, soaring 555 feet, 5 5/8 inches above the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The structure was built to commemorate the first president of the United States, George Washington. Approximately a quarter of the way up, there is a difference in the shading of the marble, showing where construction was halted in 1854. After 23 years of no activity, building resumed in 1877 and was finished in 1884.

North of the Golden Gate Bridge

John Muir Woods National Monument is a deep lush canyon of Redwoods found just north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Big Ben is the nickname for the bell inside the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The 315-foot tower, now officially called Elizabeth Tower after being renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, contains the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world. The tower is often in the establishing shot of movies set in London.

Big Ben is the nickname for the bell inside the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The 315-foot tower, now officially called Elizabeth Tower after being renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, contains the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world. The tower is often in the establishing shot of movies set in London.

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