Contemporary Photos of the Golden Gate Bridge:

Southeast Visitor Area

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Golden Gate Bridge Southeast Visitor Area (click for directions)

 

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The Strauss Plaza, located on the southeast side

of the Bridge, is a great place to start your visit.

Metered parking is available.

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The Roundhouse Gift Center is open daily and offers

one-of-a-kind Bridge-themed gifts and apparel.

     
 

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The Southeast Visitor Area is usually teeming with visitors!

This shot was taken shortly after sunrise.

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The Bridge Café is open daily and offers sandwiches, salads,

beverages, and more.

 
 

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Visitors can relax and stroll through award-winning perennial gardens.

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The view of the Bridge and gardens from the Strauss Plaza.

 
 

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The Strauss Plaza is a popular place to meet,

take photos, and visit the nearby

Roundhouse Gift Center and Bridge Café.

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A cross-section of one of the massive main cables

is on display in the Southeast Visitor Area.

Each main cable is 7,650 feet long,

measures 36-3/18" in diameter, and is made up of

27,572 steel wires. Together, the total length of wire

usedto build the main cables is 80,000 miles!

     
 

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Don't miss the view from Flag Pole Hill.

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A rare sunny day at the Golden Gate Bridge!

     
 

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Golden Gate Bridge gardeners and grounds crews

keep the gardens blooming and the visitor areas

clean and inviting.

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From the Roundhouse Gift Center, a view of the

southeast visitor area and downtown San Francisco

in the background.