Cincinnati Landmarks and Monuments

(Cincinnati, Ohio - OH, USA)

Given its long history and thriving period as a great commercial center, Cincinnati is home to a number of historic buildings and other landmarks, including French cathedrals, German shops and houses, impressive monuments and 19th-century mansions.

The Bicentennial Commons in particular contains a series of important monuments celebrating the city's past and offering visitors a number of appealing photo opportunities.

Carew Tower

Address: 441 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, 45202, USA
Tel: +1 513 241 3888
Carew Tower is the tallest building in Cincinnati and one of the city's most recognized landmarks. Built in 1931 in the Art-Deco style; the sweeping vistas from the observation deck are quite breathtaking.
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 09:30 to 17:30, Friday and Saturday - 09:30 to 21:00, Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00
Admission: free

Fountain Square

Address: Fountain Square Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, USA
Located in the middle of downtown Cincinnati, Fountain Square has been a popular meeting point for locals since 1871 and boasts lively daily entertainment during the summer.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Showboat Majestic

Address: 435 East Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, 45202, USA
Tel: +1 513 241 6550
This boat was an icon of early 20th-century transportation along the Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee rivers and is now docked permanently at Cincinnati. Built in 1923, the Showboat Majestic is now open for tours and regular theater performances.
Open hours: shows performed Wednesday to Saturday - 20:00, Sunday - 14:00 and 19:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 15 or more

John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge

Address: Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, USA
Cincinnati's John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge was the first bridge to span the Ohio River. Built in 1867 and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the suspension bridge was the brainchild of John A. Roebling, designer of the famous Brooklyn Bridge.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free