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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

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Address: Plaza Carles Buigas, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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21-23-30
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Thu - Sun 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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A combination display of water, music and light which was originally built...

A combination display of water, music and light which was originally built in 1929. It was restored in 1992 and provides a spectacular show every half hour.

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Stunning!

We visited late afternoon on a saturday and were able to see the fountain lights. Very impressive. Then took the escalators to the top which we were very grateful for after... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We visited late afternoon on a saturday and were able to see the fountain lights. Very impressive. Then took the escalators to the top which we were very grateful for after sightseeing all day. Fantastic views and well worth the visit

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Richmond Surrey England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Very beautiful and very popular and free! Amazing fountain display set to music and coloured lighting

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great entertainment of sounds and water. Crowds are big but plenty of space to stand around. Stop of at Carrer del Bai if you are walking back to town and you are feeling peckis

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Troutdale, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good time with the wife. Probably even better with more people in your group. Get a drink and pick a spot to watch the fountain. It is set to music that is familiar so enjoy!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited on a Saturday night as our hotel reception had told us this was the only night for the light show. ( Oct ) It was really busy but managed to get near the front, beware you will get wet! Stayed for approx. 15 mins and watched the fountains and light show set to music. Really great to see but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived a bit late for the beginning of the show, but was very nice. The music, lights and moves of the water were synchronized. You can see thousands of people between 19:00 and 20:00. There is wc, which is very nice news after a long and tiering day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really beautiful. And spray was incredibly welcome in the hot weather! Definitely worth checking out if you're in the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great free attraction, lots of families with kids too and even some brave ones trying to dodge some of the fountain sprays. A shame that it is filled with "white blanket salesman". The nearby buildings like Fira Barcelona Montjuïc, Palau Nacional and adjacent Jardins de Joan Maragall were also impressive areas to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite the fact that it's extremely crowded, and you need to come veery early to find a good spot, it's definitely worth the trouble. Just when you're getting impatient and annoyed with the crowds, the fountain's show takes you to another world. Prepare to be amazed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

People start waiting for this early on for a good view. There are a number of touts trying to sell drinks and souvenirs which is distracting. The show itself is quite beautiful and very nice way to spend the night. Most people started to get up and leave early on though so frankly wasn't even necessary to wait for a... More 

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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colorful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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