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Fuente magica de Montjuic, Spain

From series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
Year: 1929.

Fuente magica de Montjuic (the magical Montjuic fountain) itself the name of this grand fountain, located in Barcelona, ​​arouses the great rising. This light water organ is located on the Montjuic hill and was built during the World Exposition, which was held in Barcelona in 1929. Although the fountain is almost 100 years old, it surprises with the unique futuristic style.

Fuente magica de Montjuic, Spain Since the opening and until 1992, the fountain is decorated with the illumination only. On the occasion of the Olympic Games he was reconstructed and supplemented with music. 3,000 people were employed to modernize the old fountain during only one year. Originally, about 20 people were engaged in the operation of the light music shows. Later, all systems were fully automated.

The 3 620 beams of the fountain form three circles of different diameters. They swing in the rhythm of the music and fall to the ground with the pleasant noise. Every second, 2 600 liters of water are pumped through the fountain mechanisms, which ensures the impressive dynamism. Every year around 2.5 million people come to visit the unique sights of Barcelona. Remarkable that the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc works all year round. Light music shows are held here several times a week and last from one and a half to two hours, during which the rest can enjoy the classical music, the magical light effects and the harmony of the water element. Next - Moonlight Rainbow Fountain

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Nearest airports:
 »  El Prat Airport BCN - in 9 km
 »  Girona - in 77 km
 »  Reus Airport REU - in 85 km
 »  De La Seu Airport LEU - in 124 km
 »  Lleida-Alguaire Airport ILD - in 140 km
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Located in 0 km from Fuente magica de Montjuic
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Rooms at ZOO LoCo have a flat-screen TV and a wardrobe. The private bathroom comes with a shower and the shared kitchen includes 2 stoves and a … More: photo, rates and booking
Ramblas Apartments

Located in 1 km from Fuente magica de Montjuic
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Apartments feature 2 bedrooms and 2 private bathrooms. Each room has its own TV. The living room comes with sofa, TV and a dining area. The kitchen … More: photo, rates and booking
Wow Hostel Barcelona

Located in 2 km from Fuente magica de Montjuic
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All rooms and dormitories come with a fan and heating. Dormitories have shared bathroom facilities. Guests have use of a communal kitchen and a … More: photo, rates and booking
You Stylish El Borne Apartments

Located in 3 km from Fuente magica de Montjuic
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Each striking, modern apartment at Each You Stylish El Borne has minimalist, contemporary décor. There is free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a … More: photo, rates and booking

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Waterfront in Barcelona
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Hotel W in Barcelona is a good example of modern glass architecture. Luxurious hotel was built in 2009. It stands in 7 hectares of land reclaimed from the sea surface in the construction of the new entrance to the harbour. Nowadays it is one of the most picturesque …
Park Guell
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Catalunya en Miniatura
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Monasterio de Montserrat
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Top destination around Fuente magica de Montjuic - Barcelona

A romantic vacation at spa-hotel Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona GL has a chance to become one of the best holidays in your life. This wonderful hotel is located in a magnificent old building on Passeig de Gràcia. Besides elegant guestrooms mostly made in light colors, guests of the hotel are welcome at high-class spa with wide choice of treatments. Couples can select a very interesting ritual – a simultaneous massage session for him and her, or relax in a spa suite with Jacuzzi, where guests are invited to enjoy water massage while drinking best champagne. Piano-bar Del Majestic is a great destination in the evening, when guests can enjoy live music while sipping a cocktail.

Finally, Boutique Hotel H10 Montcada is also a very popular destination for romantic couples. This hotel has everything needed for a romantic and private holiday. Elegant guestrooms with large white beds, a wellness centre with a sauna and massage cabinets will make a stay at this hotel even more pleasant. In summer, guests are welcome at the hotel’s roof, which spacious terraces feature Jacuzzi and spots for sunbathing. There are excellent restaurants and bars at the hotel, and during warmer part of the year some tables are served on the roof, so guests can enjoy panoramic views of the Gothic quarter while eating.
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