Singing fountains were built in Barcelona after the World's Fair 1929 of the year. It was then that the Catalan engineer Carlos Buygasu managed to create a fountain, which changes the color and shape of the water jets. This attraction is called "La Fuente Magica" - Magic Fountain. It is located on the Piazza di Spagna at the foot of the mountain of Montjuic.
Before the Olympics 1992 fountains, the updated, they have become fully automated, and to show to add music, under which 3620 Fountain jets perform their mesmerizing dance. Each year, this tourist attraction visited by about 2,5 million. guests.
Depending on the day of the week musical selection changes, sometimes plays classics, sometimes traditional Catalan songs, but more often simply pop. Unfortunately, music of the show is poor, so beautiful and the water play of light worthy of the sublime melodies, so that the soul sought up, and not hit Justin Bieber and all annoying Carmina Burana.
If you come to Barcelona with children, you should show them a magic show. Just be prepared for a lot of people, especially in the summer season, when the show fountains come with dozens of tourist buses. It is best to come to the last session, it is not so crowded.
Entrance to the area of the free fountains. Schedule:
FROM 30 April until the 30 September - every evening from Thursday to Sunday, musical shows held in 21:00, 21:30, 22:00, 2230 and 23:00
FROM 1 October 30 April - on Fridays and Saturdays, show in 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 2030 and 21:00.