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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

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Address: Plaza Carles Buigas, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Thu - Sun 21:30 - 23:00
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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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Nice fountain not much more I can say about it really think it lights up of a night and changes colours. Worth seeing

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice fountain not much more I can say about it really think it lights up of a night and changes colours. Worth seeing

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Discovered this while strolling around the street exploring the cafes and shops. Very beautiful fountain

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Haydon Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was awesome! Our hotel was just a couple of minutes away and we'd passed the fountain several times - it was a very quiet area. Then we went for the Saturday evening 7.30pm 'show'. It was packed - so many people but we had a great view and it was lovely.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Huge crowds gather at night to see the musical fountain with its lights and sounds. Its long but definitely worth checking it for 30 minutes to take a break from the day activity and just sit relax and take some cool pics.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 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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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful 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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