4Golden Gate Bridge, U.S.A.
Next on our top 5 list is the Golden Gate Bridge, located in San Francisco, U.S.A.
This iconic symbol of San Francisco is made from steel and has a total length of 2.7 km.
It’s popular with bicyclists and pedestrians and was built with walkways on either side of the six vehicle traffic lanes.
Designed by Irving Morrow, Charles Ellis and Joseph Strauss and opened in 1937, Golden Gate Bridge features a height of 227.4 meters and a width of 27.4 meters.
Until 1964, it was the longest suspension bridge main span in the world, at 4.200 feet.
The construction of the Golden Gate took 4 years, with a cost of $27 million.
In 1999, Golden Gate Bridge was ranked 5th on the List of America’s Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.
Can a bridge totally made from steel look luxurious? This one can, especially at night.