Kiener Plaza Park, Saint Louis

Kiener Plaza Park, Saint Louis (must see)

A great gathering place in downtown St. Louis, Kiener Plaza provides one of the best views in town of the Old Courthouse and the Gateway Arch. In the center of the plaza is a pool and fountain, which contains a statue known as “The Runner” by sculptor William Zorach. In the 1800s, Kiener Plaza was home to a jail that used to hold prisoners awaiting trial at the Old Courthouse, including slaves who sued for their freedom.

Why You Should Visit:
In between sightseeing, this is the perfect place for parents to sit and recharge while the kids expend a little extra energy.
There are many diverse elements to this Plaza: sculpture with water fountain, marble circular bench, additional water feature, garden areas, organic wooden benches to rest on and a fenced off creative kids play area with an amazing floor. Also, a bistro area with tables to enjoy brunch/lunch/dinner from one of the surrounding restaurants.

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Kiener Plaza Park on Map

Sight Name: Kiener Plaza Park
Sight Location: Saint Louis, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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