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Fountain Square

5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
+1 513-621-4400
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5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Central Business District
+1 513-621-4400
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Reviewed yesterday

The square is a fun gathering place with tables and chairs provided. The beautiful fountain bronze "The Genius of Water" it has been the simbolic center of Cincinnati since 1871. The P&G stage area provides live bands in the evenings.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

At night it is more beautiful with the lights and the changing colours. The area near the fountain is non smoking as I heard. But you can sit near the fountain and to take pictures. There are good shops arround here and the place is...More

Thank Kanishka R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here after the Carew tower observation. It was a good place to take a few shots. The fountain there's few pennies in the fountain. Definetely would be a nice place during the holidays.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I remember this area from my childhood and was really happy to visit again after many years. The fountain is world class and the surrounding area provides many options to see.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fountain Square has unique events going on all year round. Between ice skating in the Winter to festivals and Salsa on the Square in the Summer, there are always things to do for all ages. I couldn't imagine downtown Cincinnati without it!

Thank Amna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the fountain and the location, but there are too many creepy and weird people around. The fountain is art work. There is always events scheduled around the fountain. The issue is that there are always pan handlers and drug addicts around which ruin...More

Thank WCC2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fountain Square has many different activities on the weekends. Many good eating places around it. Good place to just relax and people watch.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fountain Square always has something going on, it's in a great location and is always hopping with people.

Thank Deanna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fountain and Fountain Square is THE landmark, the signature site for The Queen City, Cincinnati. No visit to Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky is complete without seeing Fountain Square.

Thank vinomanfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy time with family and friends on the square for events and entertainment functions. Always feel safe and enjoy the people supporting the events as well. Enjoy the big screen t.v. located on the top of building facing the square.There is always food and drinks...More

Thank 734clydeb
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Beauregard70 |
The chess pieces are at Smale Park on the riverfront.
18 December 2015|
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Response from Horse_Attack | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the German market that you are reference is 'Findlay Market' which is on the northwest side of downtown. I think that it is only open during daytime hours. It is better and livelier during warmer months
20 July 2015|
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Response from Javertsbarricade | Reviewed this property |
No, just November through February (I think).