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KC Fountains

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Address: City of Fountains Foundation, 104 West 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
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+1 816-842-2299
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"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works,...

"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.

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lots of fountains you just need a good map

There are plenty of fountains.Some better than others. The one outside the outdoor shopping center was our favorite

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Long Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are plenty of fountains.Some better than others. The one outside the outdoor shopping center was our favorite

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the fountains around Kansas City! They just add so much to the surroundings & are very well kept! Glad we have them!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kansas City is known for the fountains but not all of the fountains work. The working fountains are interesting. Oddly enough the excess of fountains (and the lack of maintenance) results in interesting winter frozen fountains around the city.

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Peoria Heights, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you do not go searching the fountains while you are in KC you do not know what you are missing. Some are mesmerizing.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

What a great legacy KC has inbtheir fountians in various locations of town that givevthe city oersonality and grace. Various kinds of neighborhoids interesting asthetic history😊

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of the most beautiful places in the country. These fountains are so relaxing and beyond beautiful and the general atmosphere surrounding the area is something to behold especially in the evening and around the holidays.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Plaza is a great place for couples, families or even business travelers. So much to see and do! Food, stores and of course all the calming gorgeous fountains!

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

They are all over the place. The more well ones worthy of stopping for closer viewing. They are all over the town. A few are modern, mostly European looking.

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Rochester NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fountains were very cool.Love that KC has embraced outdoor art, both in the form of sculptures and fountains... Definitely gave the city a more Cosmopolitan feel. Was very enjoyable walking around trying to check out all the various pieces. I must question the " More Fountains Than Rome" statement as I think that's just advertising speak ; I lived in... More 

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Valley Center, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

There is nothing more peaceful than the sound of water from a fountain and the beauty of the sculptures dispersing it. This area has many to offer. Many of them have benches so you can just sit and enjoy. Try to take them in at night, the lighting makes them even more impressive. If you like to leisurely walk then... More 

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