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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

Closed Now: 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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“light show”(534 reviews)
“water show”(280 reviews)
“hear the music”(196 reviews)
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

The light and water show is amazing. Sound needs improvement. Please just watch out for pick pockets there are many. Dont take any items of importance

Thank stevelDurban
Reviewed today via mobile

Brilliant place to come and watch the fountains, pretty busy but if you make your way around to the side it’s quieter, or walk up to the top and look down and watch it! Only thing letting this place down is the blanket salesmen everywhere...More

Thank tbarge97
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great view of fountains they come on at 9.30 pm all set up to dance with the music it is huge. We viewed this display from the walkway over the roadway that comes up from the 2 towers. We got there at...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed yesterday

Very very crowded. It's also hard to hear the music from a decent distance... The nice thing is that the show is continuous (not as the one in Dubai which has pauses) but if you've seen the fountains in Dubai this will not impress you...More

Thank Tourist1337
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived there around 20.30 and people were already taking places around the stairs and green areas. Show started at 21.30. I have seen fountain light shows in Singapore and Dubai, compared to those this was great. Lasts about an hour.

Thank meltem k
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is very worthwhile to come and watch the magnificent show of the magic fountains, especially in the evening. The fountains are located near España Square and are easily reached by Metro. The fountains show takes place in the evenings on weekends and includes a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The crowd started gathering around 8ish. And by 930pm the lights and music went off. Truly amazing to see. I just didnt like people smoking around us

Thank dedezapata
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the music could be considered a little outdated at first (a lot of 90’s hits), the atmosphere and crowd that this show commands makes it an excellent experience for people of all ages. Hawkers selling water, beer and soda made sure no thirst went...More

Thank DJMerDur
Reviewed 2 days ago

The fountains are beautiful but we aware they are very very busy. The show runs from 9.30 to 10.30 pm and not sure its on every night so worth checking. It is well worth a visit

Thank RosiePerth123
Reviewed 2 days ago

9;30 is the show time. Depends on the time of year. It is worth the trip to go back for this beautiful and entertaining display

Thank got2bebiking
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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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Jurica U
25 August 2018|
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Response from Jurica U |
Yes i now this.but this carles is not install new light and sonund.arhitect is not my interest only.who now is maintrance this fountain. Br
Catherine T
13 August 2018|
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Response from aimtoturnleft | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea if the sound can be turned up. I assume not as the music was quite low and we arrived early to get a good spot so we were quite close
Robotron J
11 August 2018|
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Response from Danijel S | Reviewed this property |
Probably these songs are glorious in Barcelona so I do not see the reason why not. The atmosphere is wonderful and the view of the people who enjoy the spectacle ...