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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

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A combination display of water, music and light which was originally built in 1929. It was restored in 1992 and provides a spectacular show every half hour.
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Placa Carles Buigas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is one of the most amazing things i have seen in spain. This is a beautiful fountain show cordinated with music and lights. Please note that you need to be there at least an hour early and find a good seating area. DO NOT...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taniyap2015
Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing for anyone of any age, so much fun to see! Definitely recommend finding times and getting a seat early, we arrived at 7 thinking there was one every half hour but it didn’t happen until 8, and by then it was packed - so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 442bexb
Reviewed yesterday

Worth seeing. We saw it during the day, and walking around it is fun, but I have heard it's much nicer at night. Wish we had had time, but too much to do in Barcelona!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 6.50 for 7pm show..no show...730 also no show..8pm finally a show, squashed, cold and stepped on had been about to call it a day! However lit up playing queens barcelona the dancing water fountain was gorgeous and a somewhat lovely end to a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They are beautiful. However, when you have ever watched the dancing fountain in Efteling or in Vegas, then this fountain is not that spectacular anymore.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christinaendang
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in Barcelona then you have to visit 'The Magic Fountain'. True to its name, it is indeed magical. The best vantage point is outside the main entrance of 'Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya' as this lets you look down on the fountain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravellingWizard
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit . The fountain is lovely and the show good although I would have liked the music to be louder. If you need to sit down get there early, you can get the show times from their website.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chattypops
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Caught the Friday show at 21:00. Very spacious so not a thick crowd despite thousands in attendance. A great atmosphere with Lots of families. A bit annoyed by street vendors trying to sell you everything, but was nice to buy some beers for half a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank gowestyoungman
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fountain is a wonderful sight as well as he waterfalls from the Museau Catalona above. Night time is better just do not plan to walk afterwards. The areas surrounding Espanya are sketchy at best so daytime is fine, Walking Via is fine just straying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a booked a tour for this on the Saturday, but went for a walk on the Friday and ended up at the Magic Fountain and waited the 30 minutes for the show. It was well worth the wait! The whole show, the fountains,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 November 2018|
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Response from historytraveltours | Reviewed this property |
The show is always at night but the time varies according to summer or winter schedules. I believe it’s 7 pm in winter but yo can check on their website.
Teri T
24 October 2018|
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Response from The_Reeview | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, from what I remember it is awkward hours, its nothing really special to be honest.
11 October 2018|
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Response from 30Paul27 | Reviewed this property |
Ellie I’m unsure as it was July, sunny and still light. Looked at a website and it looks like 9-10pm in October