Golden Gate Bridge is located in the western part of the United States in California, was inaugurated on May 27, 1937. On the first day of operation, the bridge was opened only for pedestrians in that day (called the Day Pedestrian) and was crossed by 200,000 people. With an opening of 1,280 m, the Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco to Sausalito, which is situated north of the Golden Gate Strait which connects San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean.
Bridge, which has a total length of 2737 meters, became famous in that vast building was first suspended at 150 meters above water level, while being a shining example of Art Deco architectural style of the late United States. It is a striking symbol of San Francisco, often identified with the liberal spirit of this influential Californian city.
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