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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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Summer Evening at The Fountain

We was there on a Friday and Saturday evening. They music and food vendors both nights. Nice place to sit and relax and listen to music and people watch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
susangrubbs2010
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Whitesville, West Virginia

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Whitesville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We was there on a Friday and Saturday evening. They music and food vendors both nights. Nice place to sit and relax and listen to music and people watch.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has to be seen if your going downtown the first time. It's like the heart of downtown. If anything is going on downtown Fountain Square will have an event. We go down several times throughout the year for the different events. Christmas time with the tree and ice skating rink are the best time to visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun, they always have music, bands, food, drinks, the games showing on the big screen there. Its always an adventure

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fountain Square Cincinnati will always be special for my family. When my little girl, who's now 43 was young I used to take her downtown where she'd make wishes at the fountain, feed the birds (they weren't that prevalent then), and chase me around the fountain. 25 years later, shortly before she got married, she took me downtown to fountain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very inviting with lots to do, the Reds, Bengals, and riverfront parks to enjoy, also watch the Bearcats and musketeers, ride the carousel enclosed on hot days. Adjacent to the Great American you'll find lots of restaurants to enjoy Fresca dining. Shopping not so much with much of that closed, a new street car system to open soon.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fountain Square is a lovely space to just hang out. Throughout the summer and fall there are events nearly every morning and evening - concerts, games, dances, fitness, etc. Not to mention that every major event in Cincinnati is tied to Fountain Square at some point. There is also cheap parking beneath the Square.

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Thank uncandre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lot of great food vendors and good music..Also I felt very safe because there were a lot of police around..

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Tilghman, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was a stage set up in the square and the fountain that is usually the centerpiece was tucked to one side. There are a few restaurants here and the visitor center is in a breezeway to the left.

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Budd Lake
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fountain square is a nice place to walk if you are already in Cincinnati for another reason, but not worth a visit by itself. There are some okay restaurants around the square and great ice cream. There may be music or food trucks around the square. Each time we walked by, there was something else going on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice historic central meeting spot in Cincinnati. And in the winter there is ice skating! Walking distance from most of the downtown hotels.

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