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Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

Thank emist39
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wanted to go to Cincinnati and show my wife where I went to a 2 week school back in 1981. Cincinnati is a place I liked as a larger city. We went to Fountain Square, plenty of places to park with in walking distance....More

Thank Vic P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see in Cincinnati!!! The serenity and entertainment was very nice in the evenings. Our hotel was just a block away and it was great to go listen and watch the beautiful colors on the fountain.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stroll by while in downtown Cincinnati. Impressive design. Tables to sit at and people watch. Ice rink in colder weather ... being installed at this time (end of October).

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go there all the time but we had to make a special trip the weekend after the 5/3rd shooting. The Lady should have never had to see such a heinous attack, but the city came together and left flowers at her feet & celebrated...More

Thank lkelley478
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fountain is across the street from our hotel, The Westin Cincinnati. Love how it changes color at night. They were installing the ice skating rink on the weekend we were in Cincinnati. A local told us the rink will be open until mid February.

Thank Bretmcbunch
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Always a nice location to visit. The parking garage underneath the fountain makes downtown Cincinnati an easy hangout.

Thank undercoverboss2016
Reviewed October 5, 2018

In the heart of the city, this is one of the must see attractions for anyone visiting. There are tons of restaurants nearby and the square offers a ton of free events, including a Christmas Tree during the holiday season with Ice Skating. Be sure...More

Thank Missy J
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a fountain in a square. Not really comfortable seating and not much happening around it. We saw it and that was about it. Don’t go out of your way to find it, but if you’re passing by it’s worth a peek.

Thank MrsLtraveler
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We got there for the Moon Festival, so the square was surrounded by marketing tents. Could not see the famous fountain until inside the event. Otherwise a great - clean and popular place with lots of local restaurants on the perimeter.

Thank NewillDB
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39Casey
June 18, 2016|
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Response from Beauregard70 |
The chess pieces are at Smale Park on the riverfront.
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sherry804
December 18, 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
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July 19, 2015|
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Response from Javertsbarricade | Reviewed this property |
No, just November through February (I think).
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