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The Magic Fountain

Closed Now: 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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“water show”(303 reviews)
“hear the music”(218 reviews)
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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Placa Carles Buigas 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed today

nice attraction to see with kids, the event is free of charge and is very pleasant, you must go early if you want to stand by the fountain, otherwise you can view it from the road

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mirizm0
Reviewed yesterday

People are lined up on the streets, it was amazing! It’s well worth the chaos for the experience. Go early with some wine

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Melissa204
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday night so show started at 9pm. We arrived at 8 to get a good place to stand. This was definitely worth the hour wait, it was lovely & different to see.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We'd heard about a weekly evening music/light show at the fountain and made our way there on Thursdy night - through the crowds - several thousand people around the fountain and up the stairs of the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. The free show was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank teaster2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on a Saturday night and very much enjoyed the light show and music...gets very crowded...but fun

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank James P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited in the day with no water fountains so was interested to see it at night. Depending on what time of year it is the time changes. When we arrived we couldn't believe how busy it was! All ages were here. The show was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen3385
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a truly awe-inspiring display,which I had the privilege of witnessing on the last day of my 4day visit to Barcelona.The show lasted an hour I was there for 50 minutes.I had an excellent position right at the front.I got a bit wet but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Marco_Num1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall a nice light show in the fountain , put to music. The crowds were huge so if you are going to catch the 9 pm show, suggest you get there about 8:15 to be Abel to get a decent spot to watch. Overall something...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DaveZ111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must see if you have kids, it’s a free family event with a couple of shows a night once it gets dark. Music, lights and the water show. We all loved this and if we could have we would have gone back...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DJRDevon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Completely surprised by this show, very well setup with lights, water and music. There’s a lot of people watching, so be there 30 minutes early to get a “seat” with a view. Observe the direction of the wind to avoid a great deal of water...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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January 17, 2019|
Response from Ronnie S | Reviewed this property |
Magic Fountain lighting times Period Days Hours Observation From 1 November to 6 January Thursday, Friday and Saturday 20: 00h to 21: 00h Music and color: 20 pm / 20.30 From 7 January to 28 February Every... More
January 17, 2019|
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Response from Nat-Tours-Israel | Reviewed this property |
As others have already written, days and times vary with the season. Search the internet for most up-to-date information.
January 6, 2019|
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Response from Angel S | Reviewed this property |
All february wilk remain closed doing maintenance tasks. In March will be open.