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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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Lunch on the Square

If you come to Cincinnati you have to have lunch on Fountain Sq. If you are here during the summer months every night of the week has some type of entertainment. Salsa, Folk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If you come to Cincinnati you have to have lunch on Fountain Sq. If you are here during the summer months every night of the week has some type of entertainment. Salsa, Folk, Rock, Country....

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Louisville, Kentucky
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22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

recently in city center for a work event. It was a warm day & everyone was out during lunch. Lots of wonderful restaurant choices & yummy street vendors. They all surrounded the beautiful fountain. I would go back just for the experience!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

There are a lot of cool events that happen on the square. My suggestion is to keep up on the events planned on thensquare so you can enjoy it to the fullest. I love ice skating in the winter time!

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Portland, NY
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is usually a great place with something often going on. Great bands or a neat cooking display and I don't even live there. It is an absolute must see at Christmas!! The huge tree, the skaters and all the decorations. It always makes me want to sing the WKRP theme song.....

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Cincinnati
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358 reviews 358 reviews
148 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a very famous public space in America. The city of Cincinnati has done a nice job making sure that it is clean, safe and surrounded by nice restaurants and bars. There is underground parking, but you have to pay at a local pay station rather than by exiting. It is good for locals and particularly for those who... More 

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ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We walked through looking for food and stumbled on a neat atmosphere with people watching a basketball game on the jumbo TV. Neat sense of community in the center of the hard city

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is, hands down, my favorite place to be hounded by homeless people in Cincinnati. If you find that you have to use the public restroom while you are here, leave your valuables with a loved one. I was patted down by a homeless woman begging for money while using the bathroom. Luckily, I had not a penny on me,... More 

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Atlanta Ga.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What a beautiful square. The fountain reminds me of being in Europe. It's surrounded by great restaurants and shops. They had a wine festival in the square while I was visiting. What a beautiful city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The bands that played on fountain square were great! The accessibility to ATM is convenient and the selection of food is all encompassing. The 3CDC staff was absolutely EXCELLENT! I left my purse in the toilet and thanks to this very efficient staff my purse made it's way back to me! The port a johns were also kept in good... More 

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Hollister, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very nice location surrounded by restaurants, hotels and bars. Walking distance from stadiums and other destinations. It appears they are revitalizing the downtown area.

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