The Golden Bridge San Francisco now comes under among the world’s famous monuments because of its peculiar design, long suspension, and possessing of impossible feats during construction thereof. People do come from all over the world just to walk its span and peer over its edges as the seething Golden Gate with a view of its iconic landmark. This bridge is considered to be almost 9,000 ft suspension bridge was a major engineering feat of its time. It is in the record before starting the Golden Gate Bridge, the only possible way to get through from San Francisco to Marin County was by ferryboat. To drive the entire way would have taken several hours as the only roads went down through the South Bay and up through the East Bay. The steel structure and construction of the Golden Gate Bridge eschewed in a new era for Bay Area locality, making it much easier to tour north ups the coast from San Francisco. Continue reading
We believe our reader must have visited, seen, and experienced a variety of iconic place of the world, but visiting this steep Lombard Street is amazing and you will find much enthusiastic if happened to be there. It is located somewhere in San Francisco, California. It is believed it has eight tight hairpin turns.
Lombard Street is best known for the one-way block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, where it is believed eight sharp turns are said to make it the most crooked street in the world. The design of this street, first suggested by the property owner Carl Henry and built-in 1922, was planned to reduce the hill’s natural 27% grade, which was considerably very steep for most vehicles. It is also a danger to pedestrians, who are accustomed to 4.86° inclines because of wheelchair navigability concerns. The crooked block is perhaps 600 feet long and termed as one-way downhill and is paved with red bricks. The sign at the top recommends 8 km/h. Continue reading