The Magic Fountain


The magic fountain is a spectacular display of colour, light, motion, music and water acrobatics – if you mix all these elements together in just the right combinations, you end up with pure magic! The magic fountain is a “must see” when you come to Barcelona and highly recommended.

First performance of the Magic Fountain in 1929 for the World Exhibition, the designer is  Carles Buigas. More than 3000 workers worked on the project during a year. Date opened: May 19, 1929.

Pool dimensions: 50 x 65 m.
Basin diameter. Top: 12. Intermediate: 35 m.
Pool capacity: 3,100,000 liters (Current: 2,950,000 liters)
Number of pumps: 5
Number of main colors: 8
Number of lights: 4,760
Total volume of water in circulation: 2,600 liters per second

Show schedule on Plaza España ( Metro Plaza España). Down from Montjuic Hill.

From October to April
Every Saturday and Friday  19 h,  19.30 h,  20 h,  20.30 h
Closed 1,5 month in winter for maintenance .

From May to September

Every  Friday, Saturday and Sunday 21h, 21h30, 22h, 22.30h, 23h

Have a look at this video of the Magic Fountain in Barcelona

You can book an apartment near the Plaza Espana in Barcelona to enjoy the Magic Fountain.




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