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KC Fountains

City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
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Ranked #12 of 99 attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains
Description: "The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.
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lees summit, mo
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288 reviews 288 reviews
109 attraction reviews
717 helpful votes 717 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We are fortunate to have so many fountains located throughout the city with the best on the plaza and of course along ward parkway going to the plaza.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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492 reviews 492 reviews
378 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Everywhere you go in this beautiful city you have a great chance of gunning into a fountain. They range from very classic to the most modern that shoot up from the ground.

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Arnold, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I never realized how many fountains Kansas City has. It was so much fun looking at them and reading the plaques with the information on who created them and where they came from.

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Des Moines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We did a self proclaimed fountain bike tour...stopped at all fountains and had our pic taken. Favorite is the Horse Fountain off of JC Nichols Pkwy

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Plantation FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The only place i have seen more fountains is Rome and these are cleaner and in nicer locations, Great place to visit.

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Hammond, Louisiana
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107 reviews 107 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I did not realize this before, but after a little stroll around town it becomes clear that KC is a proud city of fountains. They are really everywhere. Beautiful masterpieces of architecture worthy your attention. The Henry Block Fountain, in front the Union Station and at the foot of the hill of the WWI Museum, is a display choreographed jumping... More

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Rochester, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There are over 30 fountains to choose from, which are spread all over the city. You will need your vehicle to get around to most of them, but it's worth it. Most of the fountains are very beautiful, but the two favorites for us were the Firemen's Fountain and the Vietnam Veterans Fountain. If you're only going to see two... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One might not think of Kansas City as a city of fountains but it has more fountains than any place in the US. They are found all over the city. The most abundance of them will be found on the Country Club Plaza with at least one fountain in every block. Absolutely a sight in itself.

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Visalia, California
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24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Always a favorite place to go when in Kansas City. Head down to the Plaza area and stroll along the beautifully landscaped streets and stop by a shop or two. The fountains are always flowing and beautiful. Take time to sit and relax and watch the water and people pass by. Kansas City is known for it's beautiful fountains. Enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Fountains are everywhere in Kansas City. They are artistic, different in style and add a very special feel to the city. They give the city delightful european atmosphere. They are also attractive for children at certain age group, they want to take pictures with fountains and keep track of how many they got to see. The Plaza area in particular... More

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