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KC Fountains

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Enjoyable at Might

Walking around the city at night, these are beautiful and relaxing to watch and hear. I would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pat B
Santa Rosa, California
So pretty

The fountains of Kansas City are all over town. You can see a lot of them as you travel Ward... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.
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City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking around the city at night, these are beautiful and relaxing to watch and hear. I would recommend viewing as many as possible.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fountains of Kansas City are all over town. You can see a lot of them as you travel Ward Parkway. They are so beautiful. My wife has told me in the winter she would play in them when they were frozen.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Kansas City is a fun City to visit. Everywhere you go in Kansas City you will see at least one beautiful fountain after another.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The Plaza offers upscale shopping and dining, and fountains. Simply magnificent Spanish architecture buildings and gushing fountains in every size and shape. Beautiful landscaping and fauna to add to the best shopping and dining experience you can have in Kansas City. Take your camera.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank HotIguanaMama
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Good time with friends and family. Majority of these fountains on located at the Kansas City, Mo Plaza. The statues, artwork and fountains display beauty. The falling water sounds are always soothing to me. My family and friends always enjoy this particular place to shop,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

The fountains in this town are amazing. Big, small, ornate, simple they have them all. It seems like everywhere you go there is some sort of fountain. The lighting in the evening is definately something to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bobcat1Denver_CO
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I've lived in KC many years and have experienced just about every fountain around. My top 5 fountains if you'd like to do a fountain tour... 1. J C Nichols Memorial Fountain - Plaza/Midtown 2. Crown Center Square Fountain - Crown Center/Downtown 3. Children's Fountain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We visited several of the fountains scattered throughout the Country Club Plaza area. We really liked the Neptune fountain on 47th Street. Neptune was riding horses that had water squirting from both their mouths and noses.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ksufan88
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Each Time I visit KC Its a must to visit the KC Fountains. I love water to begin with to see and hear it puts my soul at ease. So much history here to. Make sure you stop to enjoy them when your in KC...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelsinn2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The fountains at the Country Club Plaza are fantastic and the J.C. Nichols fountain is stunning. They never turn it off, even in the winter and the entire fountain become an ice-covered marvel, every year. It is never the same.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Larissa S
October 16, 2017|
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Response from W8758VMpaulh | Reviewed this property |
It answer to your question in regards to the fountains, it really depends on Mother Nature for the time line.I have seen in past years they were still flowing the night of the traditional Plaza Lighting for Christmas.
July 28, 2017|
Response from tabhauser | Reviewed this property |
There is a map available on the fountains. Look at them and check which way the light is coming from so you know the best time to shoot. (Go to the Arabia museum. Fascinating look at the past)
June 29, 2015|
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Response from 43jayhawker77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I don't think there is a tour of fountains. There are so many, though, that as you go around the area, you'll always see one or two. But, along with the fountains, there are just beautiful statuary, also. We have a big... More