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Fountain Square

5th and Vine Sts, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
513 621 4400
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Ranked #21 of 88 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Visit on weekend evenings... Friday, Saturday preferably... there are live performances... take a beer, enjoy the music and have fun... you may also go to restaurants, pubs, etc nearby... a variety of options available there...

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Chalmers, Indiana
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Our hotel was a short walk from this square. We spent some time sitting and watching people at this square. It seems to be the center of the city. It even has its own website. Seems like there are a lot of great events here. We will definitely check out the goings on here next time we are in the... More

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Pennsylvania, USA
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190 reviews 190 reviews
104 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I didn't feel anything special there. People were watching football on an outdoor screen, which was very nice. There are nice places around the square, like Graeter's Ice Cream!

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I happened to be staying at the Westin across the street during World Cup and they had free world cup viewing on the TV's in fountain square. So I'd come out to watch some World Cup during the day, and at night they had live music events so I'd come out to watch a free concert.. It's a great place... More

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West Liberty, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Always something going on. Great downtown venue. Lots of seating opportunities for just setting and watching all the walks of life going by. Many choices for food and drinks. Check out the list of events I'm sure you'll find something going on.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lots of people, families, couples, etc. Beautiful fountain. Lots of tables and chairs to sit, chill, read a book or chat with friends. Restaurants all around it.

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Laurel, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A large fountain in downtown Cincinnati. Nothing special at all. Don't go out of your way to see it unless you have time on your hands. The day we were there, only one thing was going on and that was to sign up for test driving a new Lincoln. We didn't bother. I guess if there were music or some... More

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Western NC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The fountain itself was cool, but this location seemed to be the designated gathering spot in downtown Cincinnati. Every day we were in town, something different was going on at Fountain Square. There were also some restaurants and shops around the square, but we didn't visit any of them. Check it out if you're in town, but you probably won't... More

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North Barrington, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We took a midday break, & lucky for us, we saw the Cincy Reds win. In the evening, there was a music event that was a full house. Great location!

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Back in the day, there wasn't much to do in Fountain Square, but now there are restaurants, clubs and outdoor activities. Don't forget to stop by Graeter's Ice Cream for some AMAZING deserts.

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