A fountain is a kind of waterfall which in most cases are usually artificial and are meant to create an eye catching view of a sight. Due to their uniqueness, fountains have over many years acted as attraction sites. And to surprise you more, it is hard to get enough of view and experience of the fountains. Here are some of the most fascinating fountains in the world.
The Magic Fountain, Barcelona
This is one of the most breathtaking sceneries in the city of Barcelona, Spain. It was built in 1929 Cartes Buigas. The magical fountain is located at the foot Montjuic hill. Make sure you don’t when you visit Barcelona.
The Tivoli fountain, Lazio
It is also referred to as the Tibur tine Fountain. It is a representation of profusion of waters in the surroundings of Tivoli. It is basically a day trip from the city of Rome. Therefore, when visiting Rome, I think you should also just spare a single day or so to go and visit the Tivoli fountain, commonly known as the ovetta due to its shape. It will offer a fantastic scene for you.
The Fountain of Wealth, Singapore
The fountain of wealth is situated within the largest mall in the city of Suntec. It has gained its fame because it is appearing in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest fountain in the entire world! It symbolizes the spirit of unity amongst the Hindu community. It covers an area of about 5500 sq. ft. with its water shooting 30 meters high.
Fontana Di Trevi, Rome
It acts as one of the most fantastic scenes of Rome. It was built back in 18th century. Its uniqueness is due to the Oceanus or Neptune at its center. In addition, the two Tritons also makes it so fascinating.
Bellagio fountains, Bellagio
Bellagio fountains is a fabulous addition of entertainment for those who visit the city for gambling experiences. It has a fantastic choreography of musical routines as well as a sequence of rushing water which shoots to about 460 ft. high. The unique choreography has made Bellagio fountains to feature in numerous shows, movies and even magazines.
Jet d’Eau, Geneva
This is one of the greatest icons of Geneva city. It is basically a single but large and strong water jet, with water speeds of about 120 mph which shoots 140 meters high. It situated at the junction of Lake Geneva and Rhone River. The fountain can be clearly viewed from any point of the city during summer.
Archibald fountain, Sydney
It was designed by Francois Sicard and symbolizes the close association between France and Australia during the First World War. It is situated in the Hyde Park and it acts as the favorite fountain for Sydney. It is characterized by a bronze Apollo among other animals and figures that shoot springs of water.
King Fahd’s Fountain, Saudi Arabia
Located in Jeddah and throws water as high as 310m at a speed of about 230 mph. It offers an incredible view for those who are touring Jeddah. So if you are one of those tourist planning to visit Jeddah, don’t be left out, ensure you visit king Fahd’s fountain during your tour.
The friendship of nations, Russia
The people’s friendship fountain in Moscow acts as a symbol of national unity in Russia. It features sixteen gilded statues of maidens; a representation of the republics of Soviet Union. It is one of the most visited site in Moscow.
The big wild goose pagoda fountains, China
It is located in the suburbs of Xian city of China. Historically, it was built during the era of emperor Gaoxiong to act as a sacred place for the Buddhist. However, the site as gained popularity as a tourists’ attraction site due to the eye catching fountain.
In conclusion, fountains are some of the most visited sites all over the world. You are therefore encouraged to visit the above mentioned fountains. However, one is supposed to apply for EHIC card and Turkish Visa prior to your visit so that in case of any medical care, he/she can be attended to without returning home for medical attention.