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Roebling Suspension Bridge

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Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
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“ohio river” (62 reviews)
“both sides” (14 reviews)
“nice walk” (18 reviews)
Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
Central Business District
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

Found by accident down at base of bridge a number of cool murals. Drove over the bridge, reminded me of Edmonton's old suspension bridge. Nice looking!

Reviewed June 1, 2016

Before there was a Brooklyn Bridge, the Roebling's wanted to test their design. They build this precursor to the fabled New York bridge across the Ohio River - from Covington, KY to Cincinnati, OH.

Thank J3976DBclaudiam
Reviewed May 23, 2016

A real landmark in bridge architecture and engineering. Completed in 1866, at the time the longest bridge in America. The precusor to Roebling's Brooklyn Bridge, the Suspension Bridge is equally beautiful. A classic structure, must see for anyone interested in the 19th century.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful bridge! Crossed from the Covington side and ended right in Smale Riverfront Park...wonderful finish to the walk across the river.

Thank SherilynAD
Reviewed May 21, 2016

My plan was to attend a game at the Great American Ball Park. People told me about the two things that would make it unique were 1) walk the Roebling Bridge across the Ohio and 2) eat a coney dog from Skylight Chili. They were...More

1  Thank William C
Reviewed May 19, 2016

A very beautiful and historic bridge. This bridge was designed by same person and served in part as a prototype for his monumental Brooklyn Bridge. The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky.

Thank Ray K
Reviewed May 18, 2016

My grandson from Michigan needed a picture of where his Grandma lives for a school assignment. I chose to go downtown and take a picture of the Roebling Bridge as it is one of Cincinnati's distinguishing landmarks. It is a replica of the Brooklyn Bridge...More

Thank SudieQue
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cincinnati is very fortunate to have such a wonderful structure. Built by the man that did the famous Brooklyn Bridge except it predates NYC's bridge by 5 years!

Thank Fereti-H
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are new to Cincinnati and decided to explore downtown. We parked near the stadium and enjoyed a nice walk over the Roebling bridge. The Reds Were playing and we walked over the bridge just to see where it went. Some nice...More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the first bridges that was built in the USA, the bridge is a bit exciting to walk on as you feel that on one side you are very close to the cars and on the other side you are very close...More

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Jack L
Where can I park to walk to the bridge from the Ohio side?
August 22, 2015|
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Response from donau2015 | Reviewed this property |
While the parking is more challenging on Cincinnati's side the are garages or lots right off Pete Rose Way with the bridge in between. Sometimes, depending on the day you can sneak over and park on the tarmac at Paul Brown... More
Eugene K
how long is the Purple People Bridge?
June 12, 2015|
Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is approximately a half mile long from Newport Kentucky to Cincinnati. There is pedestrian access from either side as well as parking (metered or surface lot). It is a nice walk and is a pedestrian only bridge... More