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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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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
39 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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84 reviews 84 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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104 attraction reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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
19 helpful votes 19 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I did not know that KC is called the Fountain City. Hats off to the city planners. Read all the plaques, they provide a good history of the area.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

wow, what a beautiful city! The Plaza area of Kansas City is simply breathtaking. Several blocks of amazing high end shopping, restaurants, street performers, beautiful architecture and the fountains! Wow, another fountain everywhere you turn!

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California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They call KC the City of Fountains and it is true. Just come down to the Plaza and Ward Parkway area and it is like you have stepped in Europe. Nothing is more enjoyable than having a walk and hear the water and seeing the spray.

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