Is the magic fountain in Barcelona free?
The Magic Fountain shows are completely free to attend.
How long has the Magic Fountain been in Barcelona?
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.
When was the magic fountain in Barcelona built?
A Barcelona Icon The Magic Fountain was built by Carles Buigas for the International Expo in 1929, on the site where Josep Puig i Cadafalch’s Four Columns had stood before being demolished in 1928. They were later rebuilt in 2010, only a few metres from their original location.
What is magic fountain?
The magic fountain is a spectacular display of colour, light, motion, music and water acrobatics – if you mix these elements together in just the right combinations, you end up with pure magic!
Is Montjuic Castle worth visiting?
The fortress is very picturesque and offers a lot of opportunities for taking great photos including panorama. There are many ways of getting to the Castle including public transport (bus #150 from Placa d’Espanya or funicular). If you can spare the time, I highly recommend a visit to the castle.
Where is the magic fountain show in Barcelona?
Magic Fountain of Montjuïc/Province
Where is the magic fountain Barcelona?
Is La Rambla safe?
In my opinion, the Ramblas is safe. At night (after 23:30) the south end of Las Ramblas (between the Grand Theatre Liceu and Colum) may be a little seedy but still relatively safe. However, if you’re not comfortable, you can avoid this area at night.
Can you walk to Montjuic Castle?
You could walk up but it’s very steep and it probably takes a while. If you’re going in the summer, a huge no-no, too hot! We took bus 150 from Plaça d’Espanya – fast, air-conditioned plus it goes past many attractions such as Poble Espanyol, the Olympic Stadium, Joan Miró Museum and Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.
When was the Magic Fountain in Barcelona restored?
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. Suggest edits to improve what we show. Explore different ways to experience this place.
How big is the Magic Fountain in Montjuic?
The colossal Magic Fountain of Montjuïc operates on 3620 water jets circulating 2600 liters of water every second in the 3.1 million liter pool. Then throw in 4760 lights and a max water spout of 52 m. The result is a light show of dancing fountains that will leave you speechless.
When do the Magic Fountain shows take place?
During the summer season (June to September) shows take place from Wednesday to Sunday, but the rest of the year just Thursday to Saturday. There are two shows a night that last about 15-20 minutes with a break in between the next show. The show start times depend a little bit on the time of the year…
Is the Magic Fountain at the foot of the hill?
You will find the Magic Fountain at the foot of the hill. During the day the fountain is dormant, so you will need to time your visit for a show if you want to see it in action. Yes you can go independently, but there are one or two cool tours that combine the experience with Montjuic and other attractions that are well worth considering. 1.