The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the Golden Gate strait

The Bridge connecting San Francisco to Marin County, California

At the time of its construction, the Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world.

The bridge's towers are 746 feet (227 meters) tall, and the roadbed is suspended 220 feet (67 meters) above the water.

The bridge's signature orange color was originally intended to be a sealant to protect the steel from corrosion

The bridge is not painted regularly, but is instead constantly being touched up with new coats of paint.

The bridge has two sidewalks, one on each side of the road, which are open to pedestrians and bicyclists during daylight hours.

Over 100,000 vehicles cross the Golden Gate Bridge each day.

The bridge has been the site of several high-profile protests and stunts

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed landmarks in the world.

In 1987, the bridge was designated a California Historical Landmark

recognizing its significance as an engineering marvel and cultural icon.