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Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

Closed Now: 21:30 - 21:00
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“water show”(296 reviews)
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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

Magical indeed, beautiful historical place. Definitely worth a visit. Especially if you manage to catch the water show!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chloechristinad
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

its pretty nice fountain show if you have not seen it before. otherwise its quite similar to others. water formations with lights synchronising with music. go if you love such show, or have never seen it before. otherwise i suggest to go only if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bearykim
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok, I get it... Water fountain show... Yawn. But honestly this is something to see! Nevermind the venue, and the nearby cascading fountain waterfalls, or that the locals flock to see it. The effort to move so much water and to do it to music...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pbolland
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice combination of music, lights and dancing water in a beautiful plaza. Definitely a must see when visiting Barcelona! Free and easy to get to, wherever you are in the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luana N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The road is lined with fountains that start up a few minutes before the main event. You get great views from the foot bridge but don't hear the music so well due to the other music & traffic noise around you, so get closer to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rootvegqueen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just good being back, happy that In December the fountains are still on, Good view from the top ,not busy at all. During the night the fountain is dancing through such s beautiful lights colour

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank F825AKelenav
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing things i have seen in spain. This is a beautiful fountain show cordinated with music and lights. Please note that you need to be there at least an hour early and find a good seating area. DO NOT...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taniyap2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing for anyone of any age, so much fun to see! Definitely recommend finding times and getting a seat early, we arrived at 7 thinking there was one every half hour but it didn’t happen until 8, and by then it was packed - so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 442bexb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth seeing. We saw it during the day, and walking around it is fun, but I have heard it's much nicer at night. Wish we had had time, but too much to do in Barcelona!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Date of experience: December 2018
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14 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
23 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.
11 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