Top 10 Fantastic Fountains of the World

Fountains has been used since the ancient history. Every nation was building fountains to decorate the outdoor space of the most important places. Citysquares, forums or known and high valuable streets often has some monuments and fountains on them. Architects try to express their feelings and innovations through the designs of the fountains. This is that kind of art that makes everyone amused and delighted. Enjoy this collection of top 10 fantastic fountains on the Earth.

Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore

This fountain is located in Suntec City Mall and it was created with Feng Shui for luck.

Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore

Image by William Cho via Flickr

Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

Bellagio fountains are located in the manmade lake in front of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The fountains feature choreographic water performance complemented with light show and music.

Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

Image by Abe Kleinfeld via Flickr

Tap fountain, Santa Galdana, Menorca, Spain

The tap fountain creates a illusion that makes you think that it is levitating in the air. There are many tap fountains around the world but this one in Santa Galdana is the one we wanted to show you.

Tap fountain, Santa Galdana, Menorca

Image by mira66 via Flickr

The Vaillancourt Fountain, San Francisco

The Vaillancourt Fountain, sometimes called Quebec Libre! was built 1971 and it was designed by Quebecois artist Armand Vaillancourt. For long time this fountain was found controversial and there were several attempts for it to be demolished.

The Vaillancourt Fountain, San Francisco

Image by Christopher Chan via Flickr

Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, France

Versailles is one of the most known places in France. It’s location is 20 km away from Paris in it suburb area. At the time it was build it was a separate village. The gardens of Versailles are unique and they are decorated with different fountains. One needs to sit there and watch the beauty.

Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, France

Image by David Blaikie via Flickr

Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia

This fountain was revealed in 1932 to commemorate the association of Australia and France during the World War I. The design is inspired by the Greek and Roman art.

Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia,

Image by Christopher Chan via Flickr

Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria

Swarovski fountain is located in front of the Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum. It has unique design and it is crystal-themed.

Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria

Image by Costel Slincu via Flickr

Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South Korea

This fountain is the longest fountain in the world with 1140 meters length. It has 380 nozzles that pump 190 tons of water each minute. There are also 220 lights which are responsible for the fountain to get the name Moonlight Rainbow.

Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, Banpo Bridge, South Korea

Image by Gihoon Jung via Flickr

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

Trevi fountain is the largest baroque styled fountain. It is located at the end of Aqua Virgo aqueduct that was build in 19 B.C.

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

Image by Nathan Rupert via Flickr

Big Wild Goose Pagoda Music Fountain, Xian City, China

This is the largest musical fountain in Asia. It has 22 different sprays that helps create different waterscapes. Sometimes there can be seen a fire burning out of the holes.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda Music Fountain, Xian City, China

Image by mikeric via Flickr

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