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Address: City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone Number: 816-842-2299
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"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water...

"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.

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Rivaling Rome

Kansas City, like Rome, is a city of fountains - there are hundreds of them scattered about the city with a large number of them in the Kansas City Plaza area. The most famous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kansas City, like Rome, is a city of fountains - there are hundreds of them scattered about the city with a large number of them in the Kansas City Plaza area. The most famous fountain, the one with all the horses, is located at the East end of the Plaza. Keep a sharp eye out as you wander the Plaza... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kansas City so well demonstrates a strength of "community". The fountains are a demonstration of having something that enhances life, that adds a level of comfort. Exemplified in the history of Hallmark, and demonstrated through the World War One Museum, the area has demonstrated a service to the citizens and the future. The fountains are fun, who can not enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Kansas City is beautiful to visit anytime of year. We get a full four seasons of color here in the Midwest. The fountains flow most of the year, they are shut down in the winter months. The fountains are historical and archetiturally pleasing to the eye. KC likes to have fun with the color of the water by dying the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The fountains are kind of cool, but most are small and cheap looking or gaudy unattractive monsters. Many cities may have less, but I'll take quality over quantity. There are a few little gems if you search hard enough.

Thank Bob R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Loved to see fountains everywhere and the majority were colored blue. Many areas you can just sit around and even see and listen to the dancing waters. and enjoy.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Lovely fountains wherever you look. Nice to see on a walk but not a major attraction in themselves. The country club plaza guide online is a very good source of information.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We saw a few fountains on our drives through town. We need to return to Kansas City and spend more time there so we can find and appreciate more of the city's many fountains.

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Novato, California
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Kansas City is the city of fountains for a reason. They are plentiful and really something to see. A must see on a trip to KC

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

A nice way to spend the day Each one is unique and different. Great places to take pictures. Other cities could learn from KC

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Kansas City is the City of Fountains, I was told (though can't verify) that it has the second largest number of fountains in a city (after Roma, Italy). I will say that I saw a lot of fountains during my short time in Kansas City, and it really appeals both to the visual aesthetic as well as the sound of... More 

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