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KC Fountains

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City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
+1 816-842-2299
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Where are all the fountains?

The ones I saw were very beautiful - reminded me of Europe. But, based on the hype, I expected... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2015
Lexington, KY.
The fountains were not there

Don't go looking for fountains in February. I had a list of fountains I had wanted to see but the... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2015
Swampscott MA
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
+1 816-842-2299
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Reviewed May 17, 2015

The ones I saw were very beautiful - reminded me of Europe. But, based on the hype, I expected many more of them, Perhaps I did not get around enough. Would be cool of KC produced a "fountian map"!

4  Thank Normandy44
Reviewed May 13, 2015

Don't go looking for fountains in February. I had a list of fountains I had wanted to see but the most famous one was in repair as were 2 others .so if you are walking l would suggest you ask someone first about their condition...More

1  Thank torygirl
Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are fountains everywhere! Gorgeous detail and unique designs. Challenge yourself by walking around the UMKC campus and the Country Club plaza and see how many you can count.

1  Thank JVZRQA
Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our guide said there were more OPERATING fountains than Rome, and more fountains than any city other than Rome. I believe it. Lovely and interesting. I want to learn more.

1  Thank IrishGenie
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Kansas city, Missouri is believed to have more fountains than any city in the world except Rome, Italy. With roughly 200-400 fountains, Kansas city is nicknamed the city of fountains. Around city center, Kansas City's beautiful fountains are very where and they give the city...More

2  Thank Durango13
Reviewed April 14, 2015

So fabulous and dramatic that you'd think you were in Rome. The city looks very prosperous and is elegant.

1  Thank ScoopTraveler
Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was a great place i proposed to my fiance and now wife here at the fountains across the street from it and from the window where we sat were the fountains, great view a lot of people come here for a walk and to...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed March 20, 2015

It really did remind me of Seville, Spain. I loved all of the shopping around the area. The hours are not great and many stores close early but the restaurants are open. We went to the cheesecake factory and enjoyed dessert outside in the beautiful...More

Thank AddiemaeP
Reviewed March 14, 2015

We saw numerous fountains, and you could tell that they were lovely, BUT, except for a very few (around the Crown Center) none of them were working yet. We could see groups of workmen getting them back into working order after the winter, and we...More

3  Thank NYU62
Reviewed March 12, 2015

Kansas City has great fountains with wonderful statues over much of the Plaza area with so many places to enjoy while you're viewing them.

2  Thank PaulaP1967
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Larissa S
October 16, 2017|
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Response from skipsaundra | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you might try KC Public Works with your question.
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