You must be registered for see imagesThe Golden Gate Bridge is a suspended bridge, mile wide strait that connects the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure also links the American city of San Francisco, the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County. It carries both U.S Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, and the USA. It has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.