While crossing the bridge cars speed by on the roadway while bicyclists and other pedestrians share the sidewalk. Since the bridge is 6450 feet (1965 meters) long crossing it (even without photo stops) does take some time.
The walkway of the bridge as it veers around one of the bridge's two towers. In the background are hills on the north side of San Francisco Bay.
A close up of a part of the structure of the Golden Gate bridge. The bridge is held up by cables such as these that are made up of wires. The total length of the wires that are used in the bridge is 80,000 miles (128,747 kilometers).