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Fountain Square

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Address: 5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513 621 4400
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Center of the Queen City

The fountain in the middle of the square is beautiful and historic. The large screen high up across the street has many uses. At noon workers from all over downtown come and bring... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
John F
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Newport KY

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Newport KY
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fountain in the middle of the square is beautiful and historic. The large screen high up across the street has many uses. At noon workers from all over downtown come and bring lunch in the nice weather. In the evenings there are various musical groups. In the winter the ice skating rink brings skaters from all over the metro... More 

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Alexandria
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you ever watched this show in the 1970's you've seen this fountain. It is nicer in person, and worth a few pictures if you're nearby.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Suprised by this gem! Don't miss this spectacular public art. Rivals Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, NYC.

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Thank JBinBrooklyn
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the place to go to spend a morning, afternoon or evening. Many resturants around. Street vendors that sell food. Holds special events. Excellent place to hand and Chill

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Osawatomie, Kansas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was a great park for the kids to run around and play. They can run through the fountains and play in the water a great time.

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Thank Cliff T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always seems to be something going on at fountain square. And if not grab a drink at one of the many restaurants and do some people watching. Never a dull day on the square.

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Cincinnati, OH
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I do not wish to rate something for the sake of a rating, but this is where it is happening in Cincinnati. Lunch time has bands, food booths, and many special events. The evening is bustling with people of all age, gender, and color. Love it!

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Danville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great music. Liquor can be purchased in the square but not taken out. Lots of people having a good time. Few homeless and some beggars. Plus a few shady characters. Overall it's ok. Wouldn't stay out to late however.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fountain Square is a great spot for free entertainment and people watching in downtown Cincinnati. The fountain is beautiful and a symbol of Downtown Cincinnati.

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northants
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square is a central hub of Cincinnati and features outdoor seating and a large screen TV perched high on a nearby building. It seems to attract a large number of homeless people who constantly ask for money. There is limited management by the yellow shirts who try and ensure a safe environment. There is no alcohol allowed and this... More 

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