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Fountain Square, Cincinnati

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Attend a free concert, admire the centrally located fountain, and gaze at the giant LED screen at Fountain Square. The center of the city’s civic, social, and commercial life, the square features water jets spouting from the floor that kids can run through, restaurants and pubs, plenty of tables and chairs, and an ice rink in the winter,. The 13 m (43 ft) bronze fountain in the middle of the square displays four figures representing the four principal uses of water--steam, water-power, navigation, and fisheries--around one central figure. If you need refreshment, lap up spouts of fresh water--the piece was designed as a drinking fountain. Park your car in the garage under the square for a fee, or lock your bike to the complimentary bicycle racks in the square. Plan to visit Fountain Square during your Cincinnati vacation using our convenient Cincinnati holiday planner.
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  • In the heart of Cincinnati is this wonderful area with a beautiful Fountain. And here is beautiful in every season of the year. In warmer months, right on the square concert Act group. Can be watched on a big screen sports and other broadcasts TV. Eat ice cream (near Café, where you can buy it) and enjoy!
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  • Fountain Square Cincinnati is in my hometown so I've been there many times. It's fun to go with family, especially during the day. My favorite time to visit is when I'm out with my husband. It's great...  more »
  • 1st time going with my family had a great time and plan to attend yearly grandkids had a great time and loved going ice skating on the ice rink.  more »
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  • Happening place in Summer and fall. They usually have real good events going on most of the times. There are chairs and tables just to sit around and relax. Well maintained. A good spot to visit on Cincinnati. A happening place. Not much to offer in winter, except for the ice rink that will be put up in November, that's fun too. There is famous Graeters Ice Cream, Bid digital Screen where many times ball games will be played.
  • Love coming down here for the many events, plenty in the summer, ice skating in the winter, huge Xmas tree, concessions, graeters a cincy favorite, is right on the edge, excellent stop for lunch if you work downtown. Big tv for games.
  • Great shopping area and a neat fountain. Its a very social spot and you can meet anyone here.
  • This is such a fantastic place with so much history! If you climb up the stairs, you can read all the different stories engraved in the monument. It is in a convenient location, surrounded by several restaurants, and a convenient bicycle stop to rent a bike for the day!
  • Fun city center. Free concerts, ice skating, family movies.