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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 #9 of 82 Attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks
Owner description: "The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern...
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Type: Fountains, Landmarks
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: "The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I am referring to the fountains on The Plaza. I am grateful to those who planned this location and the wonderful sculpture that is everywhere. All the fountains are special.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you are staying in downtown and you hear what sounds like cannons don't worry. The water fountain below the World War 1 monument is the source. It fires bursts of water into the air in streams and in huge drops. Worth a walk to or drive by. Excellent photo opportunity.

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

These fountains will be the best I have seen in the U.S. and are amazing. The sculptures of the fountains have to be some of the best I have seen.

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Kansas City Missouri
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Scattered all over the city. Fun winter and summer. JC Nichols special sister city displays on the Plaza worth a couple of hours.

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Smithville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The fountains throughout Kansas City are part of the city's personality. Not sure I would make a special trip to view them, but rather be sure to notice the fountains as I travel the city and in the Plaza.

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Iberia, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Beautiful all over the city, Some place to lights and music and several have different color water in them.

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Agra, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The fountains all around the city make it very calming..the fountains are beautifully designed and you would see at least one near every major attraction/ sight seeing place in the city. Just sitting around one of those beautiful fountains is extremely relaxing and refreshing. My favorite one is the JC Nicholas fountain, and the others near the plaza.

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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253 reviews 253 reviews
100 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The fountains in KC are absolutely amazing! They have more fountains per capita than any city other than Rome! They are all well thought out and put together. I love JC Nichols fountain by the Plaza!

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I loved that the water in each fountain was the color blue for the KC royals baseball team in anticipation of the World Series! The one across from PF Changs was my favorite!

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

At the beginning of my trip, some of the fountains were pink because of breast cancer awareness, but at the end of the trip, the water was blue to support the Royals. I have been to KC twice and do not think that I have seen all the fountains.

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