10 Most Famous Fountains In The World
1. Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas, United States
The Fountains of Bellagio are huge fountains located on a man made lake in front of the Bellagio hotel. The fountains feature a vast choreographed water performances set to light and music.
2. Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy
Trevi Fountain, or Fontana di Trevi, is a one of the world’s most famous fountains, located in the Trevi district in Rome. It is 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.
3. Magic Fountain of Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain
A fountain located in the Montjuic neighborhood of Barcelona. The fountain was constructed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. At that time it performed only light shows. In the 1980's, music was incorporated with the light show.
4. Fountain of Wealth, Singapore
The Fountain of Wealth is located in one of the largest shopping malls in Singapore called Suntec City. It is the World’s Largest Fountain according to the Guinness Book of Records.
5. Friendship of the Peoples Fountain, Moscow, Russia
The fountain is one of the main features in the All-Russian Exhibition Center. The fountain contains 16 gilded statues, representing the Republics of Soviet Union.
6. Fontana di Tivoli, Tivoli, Italy
This fountain is located in Villa d’Este, Tivoli. The fountain cascades from its oval shaped basin into a beautiful pool. The entire Villa was declared a UNESCO world heritage site.
7. King Fahd’s Fountain, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
It is also known as the Jeddah Fountain, is the tallest fountain of its type in the world. Located in the coast of Jeddah, the fountain jets water 1,024 feet (312 m) in the air. which can be seen throughout the entire vicinity of Jeddah.
8. Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia
It is also known as J. F. Archibald Memorial Fountain, the fountain is widely regarded as the finest public fountain in Australia. It was unveiled in 1932 to commemorate the association of Australia and France in World War I.
9. Samson Fountain at Peterhof Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Peterh of Palace is a series of palaces and gardens laid out on the orders of Peter the Great founded in 1710. They are often referred as the “Russian Versailles”.
10. Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria
The Swarovski Fountain is the mouth of a glass-covered head which is the front of the crystal-themed museum called Swarovski Kristallwelten (Crystal Worlds).
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