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Fountain Place

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Address: 1445 Ross Ave, Suite 5100, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: 214.855.7766
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Romantic area of 172 small water fountains and streams.

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The water place is def worth a visit and a nice place to relax and read a book. Not much to do around it though but that might be a bit common for Dallas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Vincent A
Chicago, Illinois

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot of fountains at the base of the building. A peaceful place to wonder around or have a picnic.

Thank Sheryl J
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The water place is def worth a visit and a nice place to relax and read a book. Not much to do around it though but that might be a bit common for Dallas.

Thank Vincent A
wenatchee, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were so disappointed. After walking many blocks to see the lovely fountains, the building is closed and for sale. Nothing had been posted when I looked to tip us off. When it is running, I'm sure it is beautiful, but that doesn't appear to be anytime soon. The building is empty.

19 Thank Roben C
Dallas, TX
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Pretty area with trees and fountains - including a big fountain you can walk through - at the base of the IM Pei-designed building that Dallas (the TV show) fans will recognize as the office of JR Ewing. In the summer this area can feel 10-20 degrees cooler than the sun-baked streets that surround it.

1 Thank txwrestler
Grande Prairie, Canada
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87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is directly behind Fairmont and the Starbucks. Very quiet pretty place with numerous different fountains. Definitely take a walk thru. Lots of benches to enjoy a book or your coffee.

Thank TK4Travel
Dallas, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The fountains are indeed very nice, specially the one that does the water play as if coordinated with music. Although it is listed as one of the places to visit in Dallas this is NOT a public place therefore visitors and site seekers should be advised that it is PRIVATE PROPERTY and visitors are not really welcomed.

2 Thank Aza B
Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We really enjoyed The Fountain Place! It was so relaxing hearing the water. It has so much to see with the fountains all around the building.

Thank Matt P
Okemos, Michigan
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1,264 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Stayed in the Dallas Fairmont Hotel for six nights. The Fountain Place is right next to the hotel. Had a chance to walk through the fountains in both day time and at night. Beautiful best describes watch you see and enjoy. If in Dallas take the time to visit.

1 Thank Chipperhigh2
Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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47 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

They really do things bigger in Texas. This is an amazing site but be sure to walk down and through all of the fountains. Very pretty but especially spectacular at night.

1 Thank Debbie H
Bronx, New York
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We visited this place on a Saturday evening. Sadly only the main fountain was in action on one side, and the flowing water on the other. All the other fountains were turned off. One area had been drained & was cordoned off. So we were definitely disappointed we didn't get to see this place in all its glory. The buildings... More 

3 Thank DrHannahJ

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