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Fountain Square

5th and Vine Sts, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
513 621 4400
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Ranked #20 of 62 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Fountain Square area is pretty cool in it's own way. It's not overly large, but it has the classic fountain, some restaurants, and the best part, Graeter's Ice Cream! We indulge in some ice cream spots every now and then and we definitely had to hit this one up and eat it will in the square. I think while... More

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Morehead, Kentucky
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Fountain Square has some pretty neat stuff in just about every direction in downtown Cincy. An easy walk from GABP and Paul Brown Stadium.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Saw a live band on Friday night...the only reason I didn't give 5 stars was the homeless people walkin around everywhere and panhandling with police walking right past. My party of 3 women probably had 6 people ask us for money within one city block...and we saw many more that were just holding up signs...even adults with children performing (very... More

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Florence
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178 reviews 178 reviews
51 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This fountain has been around forever and a symbol in downtown. At Christmas they even make it festive. It's a great place to take a picture to say you were here. The city has spent a lot of money to keep it beautiful.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Spent the evening at Fountain Square and watch a nice outdoor band and had $5 martini's at the outdoor martini bar. Met so good people but you have to travel in groups because there could be some shady people downtown.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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116 reviews 116 reviews
26 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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