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Golden Gate Bridge Fun Facts

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Golden Gate bridge was opened in 1937. Identified on its orange color, this bridge has been one of the famous landmark in San Francisco.

Tourists can visit the bridge by walking and biking during the day. There are designated areas wherein you can safely cross the bridge.

  • Listed as one of the seven wonders of the modern world
  • Built at a cost of worth $35 million
  • Golden Gate Strait is the entrance to San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean
  • The color, International “Orange” was selected because it is visible during fog for passing ships

There were famous movies that included Golden Bridge, these are

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
  • Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009)
  • Milk (2008)
  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • Hulk (2003)
  • The Core (2003)
  • The Rock (1996)
  • Interview with a Vampire (1994)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
  • The Abyss (1989)
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)
  • Basic Instinct (1982)
  • Superman (1978)
  • Dirty Harry (1971)
  • The Birds (1963)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • The Maltese Falcon (1941)

References to read about Golden Gate Bridge:
http://www.goldengatebridge.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Gate_Bridge
http://www.sanfrancisco.travel/icons/golden-gate-bridge.html