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The Narrows is a run-down part of Gotham City, home to Arkham Asylum.



  • The idea of the Narrows was introduced in Batman Begins, and proved so popular it was carried over into the comics. This replaces the other locations of Arkham Asylum over the years, Arkham Island and Mercey Island.
  • In Batman Begins, the Narrows was a a CGI animation, whereas the bridges were those of the Chicago River Main Stem.
  • Not to be confused with the Narrows of Bludhaven, or the Metro-Narrows Bridge.

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