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City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
+1 816-842-2299
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Gorgeous

The city of fountains lives up the name. They are all different and hard to find a spot without... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia V
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Monroe, Connecticut
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Love the fountains!

Seeing the beautiful fountains brought us back to the days we lived in K.C. What a great addition... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Becky A
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"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The city of fountains lives up the name. They are all different and hard to find a spot without being able to see at least one.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Seeing the beautiful fountains brought us back to the days we lived in K.C. What a great addition to the landscape of buildings!

Thank Becky A
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We have always heard about the famous Kansas City Fountains. During our recent trip we visited a lot of them and WOW! Wish we lived next to one of them!

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

There are a lot of fountains in Kansas City, and they compose one of the most pleasant features. Set in parks, plazas, shopping areas. They provide a great break from the city landscape.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

It is beautiful fountain and what a great way to honor the city with this honor of City of Fountains.

Thank Bev M
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Great way to spend a nice weekend with a loved one. Make sure to take the time to see all the fountains and I recommend doing it during the Fall season.

Thank Rodger R
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I have lived in the Kansas City area for many years. I especially love the fountains on the Country Club Plaza. It is fun to walk around and see all of the different fountains. I have seen most of the fountains around the city and...More

1  Thank KansasCityScubachick
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Visiting the different fountains in Kansas City is a great way to spend a Saturday! Of course, they are much prettier when they are running, & the lights are on. They are also pretty spectacular in the winter, when the ice has built up!

Thank Trish D
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

The art, fountains and riverbanks are amazing in this city. A bus tour is advised so that you get to know your way around. Park the car and use the three dollar a day bus and free trolley buses. Stunning city but need to go...More

2  Thank janet k
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Kansas City is at last count has the 4th number of fountains in the world. I have been on a mission to photograph them. Still working on that. They are everywhere and sometimes in the the most unexpected places. They definitely add charm to the...More

Thank smcguiredds
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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.
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TSerTheBSer
July 28, 2017|
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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)
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2HappyinCR
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
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