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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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Great place year around

Nice place to visit year around. We visit my daughter at University of Cincinnati and we always like going downtown. In the winter they had ice skating ring set up and in fall... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
david r
Mineral Ridge, Ohio
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Mineral Ridge, Ohio
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Nice place to visit year around. We visit my daughter at University of Cincinnati and we always like going downtown. In the winter they had ice skating ring set up and in fall and spring they had concerts going on.

Thank david r
Mason, Ohio
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great place for concerts and festivals. Plenty of parking nearby and several restaurants to choose from.

Thank Lori C
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place for night liming. Mexican food, bar, ice cream parlor, sandwich places. Located near bus stop for easy get away.

Thank Curtis I
Sydney, Australia
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211 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It is a good attraction for tourists and locals as well. You can move around and have a feel of Concinnati down town.

Thank PCM199
Purcellville, Virginia
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We visited on a day threatening to rain so there wasn't much happening. I could see where this place would be full of energy on a sunny day.

Thank rirri
Los Angeles, California
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723 reviews
372 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A pretty square and a pretty fountain. They were having a food truck festival there the day we were there--but mostly it is just a nice public space.

Thank cookpias
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It may be that I remember it at it's original site way back when, but there is something about it that says Cincinnati to me. It's location On the Square is a perfect fit for it. There is usually a lot going on and at lunch it is a great place to sit and people watch if nothing is going... More 

Thank Edward L
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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110 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

There is always something to do down here. It a fun place to go to before or after a baseball game. There are resturants here too.

Thank krgr3
Jersey City, New Jersey
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167 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown, there always seems like there is something going on there....free of charge! Concerts and craft fairs to fireworks or simply a nice place to sit and relax with a cup of coffee like a European work break, this is better than the average square located in the US and... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Seems like they have events every weekend, even late September. The statue lights up and they change the colors.

Thank Liz W

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