The Magic Fountain in Barcelona


One of the most iconic landmarks of Barcelona is the Magic Fountain in Montjüic area.


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The Magic Fountain is a spectacular mix of lightshow combined with music, motion, colours, and 3.1 million liters of water. It was designed by engineer Carles Buigas and built in 1929 for the International Expo in Barcelona.

In September on last day of La Mercè festival the Magic Fountain is the place for “Piromusical”. Piromusical is a yearly firework display with a music and laser show. The display is very popular among the locals and definitely worth to see! 



Interesting facts

· The Fountain operates on recycled groundwater in order to save drinking water

· It has 7000 million different possible combinations of water and light

· A complete renovation of the Magic Fountain was done in 1992 due to its use during the summer Olympic Games in Barcelona



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How to get there

The Magic Fountain is located on Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina just below the Palau Nacional in Montjüic area.


Take the green line (L3) or red line (L1) and jump off at Placa Espanya


Avinguda Ferrer i Guàrdia / Mèxic: 13, 150

Plaça Espanya: 23, 37, H12, H16



Showtime’s 2017 

19 February – 31 March, Friday and Saturday: 19:00 – 20:30

01 April – 31 May, Friday and Saturday: 21:00 – 22:30

01 June – 30 September, from Thursday to Sunday: 21:30 – 23:00

01 October – 31 October, Friday and Saturday: 21:00 – 22:30 

01 November – 05 January, Friday and Saturday (all except 30 December): 19:00 – 20:30



From here you can see our apartments close to the Magic Fountain. For example in this apartment sleeps comfortable four persons and it's located only one kilometer away from the fountain.

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