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KC Fountains

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Address: City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone Number: 816-842-2299
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"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works,...

"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.

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Have loved the fountains since I was a child!

The Kansas City fountains add so much to the Plaza experience. It simply wouldn't be the same without them. I have truly enjoyed them for years!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Jewell, Kansas
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Jewell, Kansas
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Kansas City fountains add so much to the Plaza experience. It simply wouldn't be the same without them. I have truly enjoyed them for years!

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kneses24
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So many great sights to see and fountains are fun. You can find one almost every place you go. We went fountain hunting.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love the fountain at N. Oak Tfwy and Vivion and the beautiful big fountain near the plaza between Broadway & Main and 47th.

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East Aurora, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped as we were passing by, not a lot to do but a cute little place to stop and enjoy the nice afternoon weather

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 945 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was fun to see the fountains! Their website helped us locate them before we arrived. My only complaint is most do not have parking areas so you have to drive by without taking a picture. Some of the fountains are huge and spray water, some are smaller with little water. But it's a neat thing to see!

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the reasons for picking KC was the fountains. I think we only saw a fifth of them but it was worth it! Take time to read the plaques because some of the history is amazing. They are really something at night!

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Park System was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted of NY Central Park Fame. Classic fountains are found throughout the city by world renown sculptors.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Kansas City has more fountains than any other city in the world! Fountains of every shape, size and form! Beautiful!!

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Good for a stop by and watch the fountains. Nice area to stop and smell the roses so to speak. Just stop by and rewlax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were in KC in October, so saw fountains beautifully prepped for KC Royals in World Series. All water was dyed Royal blue, which was not a distraction, but made it "fun". Visited every one.

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