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Fountain Square

5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
+1 513-621-4400
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“ice skating” (71 reviews)
“rock bottom” (17 reviews)
“focal point” (14 reviews)
5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Central Business District
+1 513-621-4400
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Pretty square, really liked the color changes on the fountain and adjacent building and the ice skating rink was up and being used well into the evening. We had a view of the square from our hotel room and enjoyed watching the ice skaters and...More

Thank buckeyewin
Reviewed 24 November 2016

So they know,the first its not,the previous was elongated with not a "Dubois Tower" in its midst.Iit was similar with the Tyler Davidson Fountain,and was called "The Esplanade" frequently visited for its Christmas trees. As we got older, it reveled in restaurant growth of all...More

Thank Raymond D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

we walked down and got graters ice cream cone and sat at the fountain. good place to relax and chat or read.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The square is still beautiful in spite of the big movie screen and skating rink. (I realize a lot of people enjoy the movies and the skating.) The fountain is still beautiful. There's a little less room to congregate due to the skating rink, but...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit , when we were there the ice skating ring was open but loads of bars and places to eat. Take the load off and watch the world go by.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

NYC has Central Park, London has Hyde Park, and Cincy has Fountain Square. The nerve center of the city. Big TV screens on adjacent buildings, the hustle and bustle of nearby streets converging, buskers playing music, vendors selling stuff, workers chatting on break, and tourists...More

Thank lenixadvisor
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Shop, eat, relax. You can do it all at Fountain Square. Tree lighting @ Thanksgiving, ice skating at Christmas, festivals and sports on big screen, activities throughout the year. Try staying in Northern Ky (right across the river) and take the Trolly for $1.00 for...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Fountain Square is iconic in downtown Cincinnati. You will see the fountain in full stream in three seasons, no winter, and there is always entertainment from live bands and DJs, art shows, farmer's market, Bengals tailgating and support of the Red's it's a must visit...More

Thank sherrytrebes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I work downtown and often go to the square for lunch. Sometimes they have food trucks on the Square where you can order lunch and eat right on the square or of course there are tons of restaurants to stop at before you reach the...More

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I lived in downtown Cincinnati for over 16 years and loved going to Fountain Square, whether it was just a quiet ordinary time or whether there was a festival or other even going on there. The fountain is beautiful, and there is a magical atmosphere...More

Thank karol234
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19 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
20 July 2015|
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Response from Javertsbarricade | Reviewed this property |
No, just November through February (I think).