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5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fountain Square is the center of the city. You can leave the office and have lunch there on the square! If you are with your girl you can even throw pennies in the fountain and make a wish for luck! So many stories about historical...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cal D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at a hotel that was very close to Fountain Square. We passed by it daily on our way to other attractions and restaurants in the city. The ice skating rink was there during our stay. Lots of people in the square, even though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KarenV87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fountain Square is a fun spot during the summer months. Reggae, Salsa, music, sports etc every night on the square. Something different every night for all people. Nice spot with all kinds of beautiful people having a good time together.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank encore192
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The square is a staple if you are visiting downtown. I'm giving it 4 stars because it is one of those things that isn't worth a trip to see but is nice if you are in the area. Restaurants located on all sides of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love fountain square. Have since I was a little kid. It had a disjointed vibe at the holiday season. Skating rink placement is odd. They had some tents set up selling non seasonal stuff. The only crowd was at the wine tent. I just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank martythompson
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

My first time here since I'm from Tennessee but we found tons to do since it was Thanksgiving holidays. Music, vendors, carraige rides, and lighting of the Christmas tree were all part of the venue. . We had not planned on all the activities so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maughanm
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Fountain square is nice, has a cool buzz of city activities, however, plan on being stopped continuously by homeless people begging for money. We didnt feel very safe....lots of seedy characters. Beautiful, but definitely need to be aware of who is around you

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Philneecha
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Found this site walking downtown looking for a restaurant to eat. The ice skating rink ins set up, lots of places to grab a bite to eat. Take a moment to look at the beauty of this sculpture!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Molly L
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful square and fountain. Ice rink in the back and the fountain changes colors. Great place to take the family our your partner. Lots of things around it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful fountain that is shown in the beginning of the sit-com. It was being cleaned the day we went but it was still beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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18 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
19 July 2015|
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Response from Javertsbarricade | Reviewed this property |
No, just November through February (I think).