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Pictures Magic Fountain Barcelona 2014
PIctures and opening times Magic Fountain of Montjuic. The amazing Font Màgica de Montjuïc was built in 1929 for the Barcelona World Fair and Universal Exposition. It is one of the Top 10 Barcelona attractions with around 2.5 million visitors a year. The Magic Fountain show is a truly special and magical experience, so don't miss it during your visit to Barcelona. Note that Magic Fountain barcelona show times and hours are different in summer and winter.
Magic Fountain WINTER opening times
October to end April ONLY on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm to 9pm.
Magic Fountain SUMMER opening times
May to end September ONLY on Thursdays to Sundays from 9pm to 11.30pm
The Magic Fountain show times indicate when the different music sets start every 30 minutes, but you can go to the Magic Fountain anytime during show times and access to the area around the fountain is open and free, so you can just arrive between 7 and 9pm in the winter and you can visit the Magic fountain show. There is no seating and no tickets, so you can move around or just find a spot to stand or sit and enjoy the show. This is a truly a magical and lovely experience, not least because of the fountains and the backdrop of a palace and the city views with Tibidabo hill and church Sagrat Cor in the background.
Magic Fountain address and summer/winter show times
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The fountains start from the venetian towers at Plaza Espanya and go up the Avinguda Maria Cristina to the National Palace which is MNAC art musuem
Les Quatre Columnes Barcelona. The 4 columns are a replica of the original "Quatre Columnes" sculpted by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. The new columns were erected at the Magic Fountain in 2011. The columns symbolise the four stripes in the Senyera Catalan flag. The original columns were demolished during the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera in 1928
The Magic Fountain show is an amazing display of light, music and water and is inspired by the value of water and the need to cherish and preserve it. There are different musical tracks which often change to combine popular music and classical music.
The lamps of the magic fountain are all white and are set inside 5-sided prisms, which create the amazing changing colours and shades as they rotate around the white light.
The lighting system of the Barcelona Magic Fountain was designed by engineer Carles Buïgas and is still in use to this day.
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