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Fountain Square

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Address: 5th and Vine Sts, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513 621 4400
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The heart of the city

The center of the city with lots of busy activity. Farmers markets in the afternoon, concerts in the evenings. Ballgames on the big screen and in the winter they have ice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

At the end of evening we walked down to fountain square to check things out. There was a band playing Ragay music. Not my style but enjoyed people watching. There is security present after dark but there is also a fair amount of shady characters. Safe enough. Just travel in a group.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The center of the city with lots of busy activity. Farmers markets in the afternoon, concerts in the evenings. Ballgames on the big screen and in the winter they have ice skating. Always something happening at the square

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

CIncinnati's outdoor location to meet and watch people and happenings. Free bands, video of games and events and always something going on.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Saturday night there was live music on the square. The fountain and surrounding buildings were lit up and very pretty. Restaurants and bars surround the square so there is plenty to do.

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the variety of music offered in the evenings. The area is kept clean. The changing light colors in the fountain enthralled my granddaughter. Bring plenty of pennies with you. Food trucks are there at lunch and in the evenings. Starting at 6 PM the horse drawn carriages line up and they are very reasonably priced ($35).

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed by the number of activities that they have going on here during the week. It made for great evenings while I was here on business. The fountain in the middle of the square is very cool at night as well.

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We like being downtown, and we like to park under Fountain Square. We enjoy that many folks visit Fountain Square for informal and sometimes formal entertainment.

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Texas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What a nice place to sit and enjoy an ice cream cone from Graeter's, your lunch, or just people-watch! There is often entertainment on the stage and vendors around to sell goods. Nice place to relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Fountain Square is a wonderful place in Cincinnati. My kids love to ice skate so we go at least once a year to skate. It is fun and a great location, but is very crowded! Try to go during off peak times. Lines are long during the holidays but it is a wonderful atmosphere

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fountain Square is the city center of downtown Cincinnati. The square itself does not provide a lot to do. There are some restaurants and a few shops in the walkway to 6th street, but the options are limited. The square also has no real landscaping or greenery to speak of. The centerpiece is of course the Tyler Davidson Fountain, which... More 

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