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How Long is the Brooklyn Bridge? In Miles and Metres?

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Question: How Long is the Brooklyn Bridge? In Miles and Metres?
People often wonder how long the Brooklyn Bridge is. Here's the answer, in both miles and metres. Mostly, visitors are curious because they are considering walking or biking across it.
Answer: How Long is the Brooklyn Bridge?
  • In miles: The Brooklyn Bridge is slightly over 1.1 miles long.

  • In kilometres: The Brooklyn Bridge is about 1.8 kilometres long.

Directions for Driving Across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights

How Long does it Take to Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge?

When it was built, the Brooklyn Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world.

So You've Arrived in Brooklyn. Now What?

Here are a few tips on what to do after walking from Manhattan to Brooklyn, over the Brooklyn Bridge.

And, for general information: A Visitors Guide to Brooklyn, NY

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