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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

Placa Carles Buigas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“light show” (455 reviews)
“water show” (248 reviews)
“hear the music” (167 reviews)
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Placa Carles Buigas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our kids because we got great reviews. You need to arrive before 21;00 to find some free grass to sit on. The show starts at 21:30 and it wasn't very impressive at all. 6 or 7 different colors that repeats over and over...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to watch the show, quite nice watched about 20 minutes as it was very busy, 1st song of course was Barcelona with Freddy Mercury. Walking back down always interesting with the street vendors.

Thank Chantelle09
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived 20 minutes before the show, but heaps of people were there earlier. The fountain creates a wonderful display of water and lights. It would have been better if the music was louder, there was so much noise from the crowd it was hard...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A highlight of our trip! A constant hour of music, color and waterworks! It's like a firework show with water!

Thank byronw462
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is quite a thing to see, the night show from 9:30 to 10:30 is amazing, the colors, the music the amount of water, its brilliant. If you are next to the fountain prepare to get a bit wet, but worth it. completely free, just...More

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was the first thing I saw in Barcelona. Loved it. You should go at about 20:00 - 20:30. When it gets dark, thw miracle appears.

Thank Panagiotis K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They play the fountain only at night so I would recommend you to go 2 times to this place once at night and once day time because there is many things to see around also day time but the show at night also is amazing...More

Thank Alex-Awadi
Reviewed 5 days ago

It really is a big fountain, close to the city and Plaza Espanya. When it lights up around 9.30, the place is usually packed so make sure to go earlier to find a nice spot. The show usually consists of the fountain being lit colorfully...More

Thank AthinaM_Al
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on a recommendation. Far too many people so difficult to get a good view. If you've been to Las Vegas and seen fountains at the Bellagio you'll be underwhelmed. Show started well with Freddie Mercury's 'Barcelona' but then it was like someone had pressed...More

1  Thank 99icecream
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great view of this every evening as the sun set. The music, fountains and lights were magical.

Thank 901les
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
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Marilyn W
21 August 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
It is free. Expect a lot of people and do not stand down wind from the fountain or you will get wet. Expect a lot of people
Jessica N
21 August 2017|
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Response from 99icecream | Reviewed this property |
We found info on Barcelona tourist board website. Tried to post you link but this sight won't let me.
Carmen G
18 July 2017|
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Response from Tweens | Reviewed this property |
We visited early September on a Saturday night and it was extremely busy! Lovely atmosphere and a must see but I personally wouldn't recommend a picnic there.