Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide washing and bathing. Fountains have been used since history started to add character and atmosphere to outdoor spaces. This list looks at best 10 of the more spectacular fountains from around the world.
Here are best 10 of the most inspiring fountains show in the world-
10. Epcot’s Fountain of Nations, Florida-
Epcot Center in Florida is the third most visited theme park in North America. Among its several parks and resorts, the Epcot’s Fountain show is also one of its most attractive features. The fountain show takes place in the late evening. The water show is accompanied by music and lighting. It is the highlight of the evening if you’re spending your vacation at the resort.
9. The Magic Fountain, Barcelona-
The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is a fountain located at the head of Avenida Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighbourhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The Magic Fountain show hosts various choreographed water performances set to light and music. he shows is very beautiful and attracts many spectators in the evening hours.
8. Fountain of Wealth, Singapore-
The Fountain of Wealth is the largest fountain in the world located in Singapore. The bronze ring of the fountain is designed based on the Hindu Mandala, is a symbolic representation of the oneness in spirit and unity and further represents the equality and harmony of all races and religions in Singapore.
7. Jerudong Musical Fountain, Brunei-
Jerudong musical fountain is located at the Jerudong Amusement Park in Brunei which is the most impressive amusement park in South-east Asia. The musical fountain of this park is operable from Friday to Sunday of every week. The show is accompanied by colourful lights, cartoon holographs and lasers. The fountain is synchronized with music. The night is colourful and musical with this amazing show.
6. Aquanura, Efteling, Netherlands-
Created by Water Entertainment Technologies and Efteling, Aquanura is the world’s third-largest fountain show Within the 15,000 square meter lake, there are about 200 fountain jets, which displays a play of water, fire, fog and light and is choreographed on the musical artworks composed by the Brabant Orchestra. The fountain show lasts 10 minutes in the evening hours and is synchronized with music. It acts like a canvas for about 900 lights and sounds. The fountain show is witnessed by over 6500 people every
5. Banpo Bridge Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, South Korea-
Another best fountain show is placed in South Korea, the popular Banpo Bridge Moonlight Rainbow Fountain. The Banpo Bridge fountain at 1140 meters long is the worlds another longest fountain show.It has 380 nozzles that pump out 190 tons of water a minute, 220 lights in a kaleidoscope of colour garnered it the name of Moonlight Rainbow Fountain.
4. KLCC Water Fountain, Malaysia-
No visit to Malaysia is complete without visiting the Twin Towers, also known as Kuala Lumpur City Center. It is loaded with activities for the whole day, one of which is the Symphony Water Fountain Show. It is a spectacular view in the late evening hours with all the colourful lights and the fountain choreographed to music.
3. Lotte Department Store Fountain, South Korea-
It opened in 2010 inside the Gwangbok Lotte Department Store in Busan. The fountain display is choreographed to about 16 various pieces of background music. The hi-tech display incorporates sound, light and colour and 16 different songs provide background music. South Korea is also home to the world’s tallest indoor fountain. Today, it receives 20,000 visitors a day and ranks as Busan’s most popular attraction.
2. Bellagio Fountain, Las Vegas-
Another amazing fountain outside the Bellagio Hotel is used as a trough for sound and light shows. These Fountains are choreographed to various pieces of music and present a light and water show every 15 to 30 minutes. The fountain water blooms from 1,220 nozzles up to 24 stories into the air. Before the water show begins the nozzles break the water surface and the Bellagio hotel structure changes colours depending on the day, show, holiday or event.
1. The Burj Khalifa Fountain, Dubai-
Located on Burj Khalifa Lake in Dubai, this fountain is one of the most spectacular show to see in a city full of amazing sights. The Burj Khalifa Fountain, the largest choreographed fountain system, is situated in the 30 acres spreading lake at the base of the world’s tallest building. The water jets can shoot up 150 meters in the air and 25 colour projectors that allow the jets of water to display various images. The display can be seen from over 20 miles away. It is best viewed from the Dubai Mall.
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