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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

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“light show”(574 reviews)
“water show”(296 reviews)
“hear the music”(215 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 yesterday 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

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 2 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.

Thank Christinaendang
Reviewed 2 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

Thank TravellingWizard
Reviewed 2 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.

Thank chattypops
Reviewed 3 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

1  Thank gowestyoungman
Reviewed 3 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

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 5 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

1  Thank SimonJF1982
Reviewed 5 days ago

This puts the Bellagio to shame. The colors are spectacular. Some of the songs are a bit random (Poker Face and Lips are Movin'? Love them but odd choice) but all are well choreographed to the music. The show is an hour (at least in...More

2  Thank Joiedvivre
Reviewed 1 week ago

To me, this was just a large fountain in the middle of traffic roundabout. It breaks up the views but it's not anything you can spend a relaxing day by

Thank wxzzy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every evening there is a brief Sound and Light show at the fountain. The place is very lively, with people dancing around the fountain as colours change. A nice way to end a touring day.

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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.
12 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