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Fountain Square

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Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Address: 5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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US$32.10*
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Queen City Bike Tour
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The Nati in a Nutshell Cincinnati Food Tour Including Carew Tower Entrance Fee

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This was a nice view to have. I saw quite a bit of homeless people hanging out after hours, but never any problems. I think the city is doing a great job of utilizing this as a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a nice view to have. I saw quite a bit of homeless people hanging out after hours, but never any problems. I think the city is doing a great job of utilizing this as a public space! I loved all the colors and the buildings and fountain/water changing colors!

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Fountain Square during the holidays at Christmas time. What a beautiful scene. The Macy's Christmas Tree was huge and beautifully decorated. The ice skating rink was in full swing , with Hot Chocolate to warm you up . There was definitely excitement in the air. You could even take a Horse drawn Carriage ride. The Tyler Davidson fountain looked... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we visit Cincinnati, there is always something fun and engaging happening at Fountain Square. A great place to bring the kids out for the fun activities.

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Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter when you visit you get a special feeling. In winter with the ice rink and all the Christmas decorations you get the Christmas spirtit.

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Cincinnati
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square has a nice outdoor ice skating rink in the winter and many nice restaurants in the area. However there are far too many panhandlers. Some of them are also extremely pushy and to be honest it doesn't feel exactly safe down there. I also work in that area and know that it is pretty much like that most... More 

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Tazewell, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to Fountain Square. It was beautifully decorated for the holidays. Will go again!

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove all over down town to look at Christmas lights and fountain square is very festive. I wish we would of had time to ice skate. Everyone I encountered was very nice and kind, which is rare nowadays.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Cincinnati must. They turn fountain square into an ice rink during the winter. My husband and I walked across the street and completed our evening with a horse carridge ride and hot chocolate. So romantic and fun!

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Elmsdale, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice landmark in the heart of the city. Nice to see an outdoor skating rink in the winter. Warning that the blades on my rental skates were dull.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Remember Wkrp in cincinnati ? That is fountain square! Always something to do.. ice skating in the winter, concerts and movies in the summer. The restaurants are amazing and it makes for a fun night!

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