Top 10 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World
Fountain is made of water flow that was built to capture people’s attention. On this planet, we have much artificial water flow like this and some dramatic and exclusive designed so it is not likely to be found elsewhere. These are the top 10 most beautiful fountain in the world.
1. Fountains of Bellagio (Las Vegas)
Fountains of Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas (USA) are a large fountain with performances involving light and music. This show can be seen from a number of specific points on the Strip, from the street and from neighboring buildings. Show the water is carried out every 30 minutes in the afternoon and early evening, and every 15 minutes from 8 AM until the early hours. The Fountains is built on an artificial lake covering nine acres. Movement of water is set to follow a variety of music; Examples include “Fly Me To The Moon” (Frank Sinatra), “Time to Say Goodbye” (Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli) and “My Heart Will Go On” (Celine Dion).
2. Fountain of Wealth (Singapore)
Fountain of Wealth is located underground in the largest shopping mall in Singapore’s Suntec City and is famous because it is the world’s largest fountain. The symbol of wealth and life, its design is based on the Hindu mandala, and is a symbolic representation of spiritual unity, unity and harmony among the four races in Singapore. Made of bronze, and consists of a circle with a length of 66 meters which is assisted by four large pillars. Occupies an area of 1683 meters (5521 ft), with a height of 13.8m (45.2 ft). The fountain reaches a height of 30 meters.
3. Magic Fountain of Montjuic (Barcelona)
Magic Fountain of Montjuic is a spectacular game of color, light, movement, music and water acrobatics in Barcelona. Placa d’Espanya is located in and the National Palau, this magic fountain attracts thousands of tourists every night. Built by designer Carles Buigas 1929 for the Great Universal Exhibition, nearly 3000 workers are involved in this project for less than one year.
4. Volcano Fountain (Abu Dhabi)
Sadly, the 2004 Volcano Mountain one of the most beautiful fountain in the world – torn down to make room for housing development. 80-foot-high fountain was built to resemble a pyramid circle, with the rungs of the four sides of the fountain up the six platforms to the top. In the afternoon, the fountain was turned into entertainment show with colored light while the water flows downward.
5. Big Wild Goose Pagoda Fountains (Xian)
Built in 652 during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda is an ancient building protected and sacred place for Buddhists. Located on the southern outskirts of Xi’an City (China), this place is home to the largest musical fountain in Asia, with the light of the world’s longest line.
6. People’s Friendship Fountain (Moscow)
People’s Friendship Fountain (also known as the Friendship of Nations) in Moscow has 16 sculptures that wear their national costumes, representing the Republic of the Soviet Union. The fountain is complemented by pool octahedral red granite with a surface area 4000 Meters. This fountain is run by an eight-pump system that can fire 1,200 liters of water from 800 jets to reach the height of 24 meters per second.
7. Trevi Fountain (Rome)
Standing as high as 25.9 meters (85 feet) wide and 19.8 meters (65 feet), Trevi Fountain (Fontana Trevi) has one of the most beautiful sculptures in Italy: Neptune or Oceanus in the middle and two triton, one trying to tame a horse symbolizes the cruel sea, and the other one blew the sea shells that symbolizes peace. Ordered in 1732 by Clement XII and thirty years later his successor Clement XIII sanctified.
Trevi became famous for his scenes in the movie “La Dolce Vita” made Fellini, Anita Ekberg bathed when late at night in this fountain. There is also a legend that says if you throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, you will return to Rome.
8. Oval Fountain (Tivoli)
Fontana dell’Ovato (Oval Fountain), also called Fontana, Tivoli, located at the Villa d’Este, Tivoli, Italy. This fountain empties into the pond and then into the egg-shaped pool that is made in nymphaeum rusty. The design is created by Pirro Ligorio. The entire Villa is set as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
9. Peterhof Fountain (Saint Petersburg)
Peterhof is a luxurious residence and beautiful Empire, founded in 1710 by Peter the Great on the banks of the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea). Combining several palaces, a number of landscape gardens and a collection of statues and fountains, giving him the title “Russian Versailles him”. Grand Cascade flows from beneath the palace towards the Baltic Sea and is one of a series of world’s largest fountain. From the Grand Cascade’s largest fountain, filled with golden statues of Samson fighting a lion, a canal runs through the park to the pier, where the Hydrofoil and ships of the St. Petersburg dock.
10. King Fahd’s Fountain (Jeddah)
Located in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, King Fahd’s Fountain is famous for is the world’s tallest fountain, fire-water to a height of 1023 ft (312m) – higher than the Eiffel Tower when the antennae are eliminated. Using three giant pumps that can shoot 625 liters of water per second at an incredible speed of 233 mph (375 km / h). When traveling to Jeddah, do not forget to visit this fountain, incredible. This is one of