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KC Fountains

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The City of Fountains lives up to its name.

The fountains in this town are amazing. Big, small, ornate, simple they have them all. It seems... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, CO
KC Fountain Tour

I've lived in KC many years and have experienced just about every fountain around. My top 5... read more

Reviewed 2 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 1 week ago

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.

Thank Bobcat1Denver_CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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

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.

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

The fountains in the park along Main Street and in the Country Club Plaza are delightful. Beautiful and cooling to look at on a hot summer's day. Magical and calming to experience at night when they are illuminated. And to make things better, it costs...More

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Well they don't call KC the City of Fountains for nothing, Yes it's true we are only second to Paris France, when it comes to these beautiful works of art!

Thank 259juanitas
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The fountain out here, when running make the whole city a very bright and beautiful location, especially out in country club plaza

Thank Danny A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The fountains of KC are awesome and while there are many in the Plaza area, there are also many scattered through out the metro area, we are pretty proud of them all.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

the fountains in KC, are the pride of this city and I have know and seen them when visiting this wonderful city for 60+ years. as a child visiting the plaza at the age of just learning to walk, the memories of such water features...More

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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