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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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Description: "The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging...
"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.
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There are fountains everywhere! Gorgeous detail and unique designs. Challenge yourself by walking around the UMKC campus and the Country Club plaza and see how many you can count.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Lexington, KY.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The ones I saw were very beautiful - reminded me of Europe. But, based on the hype, I expected many more of them, Perhaps I did not get around enough. Would be cool of KC produced a "fountian map"!

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Swampscott MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Don't go looking for fountains in February. I had a list of fountains I had wanted to see but the most famous one was in repair as were 2 others .so if you are walking l would suggest you ask someone first about their condition first so you don't spend hours walking around and disappointed

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Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are fountains everywhere! Gorgeous detail and unique designs. Challenge yourself by walking around the UMKC campus and the Country Club plaza and see how many you can count.

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South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our guide said there were more OPERATING fountains than Rome, and more fountains than any city other than Rome. I believe it. Lovely and interesting. I want to learn more.

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Denver, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Kansas city, Missouri is believed to have more fountains than any city in the world except Rome, Italy. With roughly 200-400 fountains, Kansas city is nicknamed the city of fountains. Around city center, Kansas City's beautiful fountains are very where and they give the city its unique character and charm. Spend some time on Country Club Plaza (during the day... More 

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New York City, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

So fabulous and dramatic that you'd think you were in Rome. The city looks very prosperous and is elegant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was a great place i proposed to my fiance and now wife here at the fountains across the street from it and from the window where we sat were the fountains, great view a lot of people come here for a walk and to take pictures for weddings.

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Pontevedra, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It really did remind me of Seville, Spain. I loved all of the shopping around the area. The hours are not great and many stores close early but the restaurants are open. We went to the cheesecake factory and enjoyed dessert outside in the beautiful atmosphere.

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Tucson Arizona
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270 reviews 270 reviews
70 attraction reviews
1,733 helpful votes 1,733 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We saw numerous fountains, and you could tell that they were lovely, BUT, except for a very few (around the Crown Center) none of them were working yet. We could see groups of workmen getting them back into working order after the winter, and we were informed that the water would be turned on April 1st. What a shame that... More 

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Independence, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Kansas City has great fountains with wonderful statues over much of the Plaza area with so many places to enjoy while you're viewing them.

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