The Golden Gate Bridge is notably the West Coast’s most iconic landmark and the cities most popular attraction. The magnificent suspension bridge, gracing San Francisco Bay, connecting Marin County with the city of San Francisco was opened in 1937...more
The Golden Gate Bridge is notably the West Coast’s most iconic landmark and the cities most popular attraction. The magnificent suspension bridge, gracing San Francisco Bay, connecting Marin County with the city of San Francisco was opened in 1937 and was once the longest suspension bridge in the world. Although, now it is only the second longest in the country, the impressive bridge is today, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The Golden Gate Bridge with its orange arches amidst the rocky seascape of San Francisco is an awe inspiring sight no matter where the visitor sees it from. Since the bridge is accessible by car, bicycle or foot throughout the day, visitors have the opportunity to get a closer look at this famous landmark. For fantastic views of the bridge, there are several great vantage points from where visitors will be able to click some great pictures and capture the magnificent structure in its entirety.
Free of charge (there is a toll charge to drive across it)
Open all day (opening hours for pedestrians vary seasonally)
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The magnificent structure
Although Muslim tourists will not find prayer facilities while at the bridge they will be able to locate prayer facilities in the city of San Francisco without much difficulty. The city is known to house a number of mosques frequented by both locals and tourists. Muslim tourists could therefore make inquiries at their hotel regarding nearby prayer facilities in the city.
While Muslim tourists will not find any restaurants on the Golden Gate Bridge, they will be able to locate numerous Halal food outlets within the city of San Francisco. The city is known to have several good Halal restaurants serving a diverse array of cuisines ranging from, Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish and more.