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KC Fountains

City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-842-2299
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Ranked #11 of 98 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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Hammond, Louisiana
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
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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omaha
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105 reviews 105 reviews
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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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Keene, New Hampshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The title "City of Fountains" describes Kansas City, MO exactly! Everywhere you turn, there are beautiful fountains with people having fun and enjoying life. If in Kansas City, take some time and walk around to check out these beautiful fountains....

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Olathe, Kansas
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is the city of Fountains and it sure is true. Some are unbelievable elaborate and some very simple, but they seem to be everywhere in the city and in the parks. It is a nice thing to see on a hot summer day. Lots of smiling people around them as well.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

These fountains make the city lovely day or night. I highly recommend that you take a buggy ride around to see them all. Have not seen a city so beautiful.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It is said that you will find more fountains in Kansas City than Paris. The best fountains are at the intersections of various parkways around the city. The Country Club Plaza has numerous, beautiful fountains.

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tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Enjoyed this - my kids really liked it also. Would recommend that you take your family and spend some relaxing time here.

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