12 Eye Catching Fountains Around The Globe
Fountains are one of the most famous, wonderful, captivating and charmed attractions. People visit the fountains for a romantic walk with their loved ones, to make wishes and to witness and enjoy the beauty of the water pouring down among beautiful lights and soothing music. Following is a collection of the most beautiful fountains around the globe, whether old or new but captivating in nature.
12. Grove Baths of Apollo At The Chateau de Versailles
Grove Baths of Apollo at the Chateau de Versailles
This grove, formerly called the Marsh, was built during the reign of Louis XIV, between 1670 and 1673. In 1775, Louis XVI ordered to replant the park. A painter Hubert Robert was hired. He gave the park a new layout. The grove of his imagination was completed in 1778. The groves now have the style of English-Chinese gardens.
11. 71 Fountain, Ohio, United States
71 Fountain, Ohio, United States
This spectacular fountain is located on the highway 71 in Ohio in the UNited States of America.
10. Tap Fountain, Aqualand, Puerto de Santa María, Spain/ Santa Galdana, Menorca, Spain/Olivenza, Spain/Leper, Ypres, Belgium
Tap fountain, Santa Galdana, Menorca
These beautiful fountains are located at many places. This fountain has the shape of a tap and water comes down from the tap. It seems as if the tap is magically hanging in the air without any support. Reality is that the support is beautifully hidden under the stream of water pouring down from the tap.
9. Multimedia fountain, Wroclaw, Poland
Multimedia fountain, Wroclaw, Poland
The Wroclaw Fountain or Wroclaw Multimedia Fountain is modern era’s multimedia fountain with a screen made entirely of water for animation display. It is located in Poland. About 300 water jets create a screen of water. There are also 800 lights. The water of the fountain freezes in winters and serves as a 4700 sq meter rink for ice skating.
8. King Fahd’s Fountain Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
King Fahd’s Fountain, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
King Fahd’s Fountain, also known as Jeddah Fountain is the tallest fountain in the world. It is located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The fountain was gifted to the city by the King Fahd. It was constructed between 1980 and 1983 and began operating in 1985. It jets water 312 metres (1,024 ft) above the Red Sea. The fountain takes water from the Red Sea. At night 500 spotlights illuminate the fountain.
7. Peoples Friendship Fountain, Moscow, Russia
Peoples Friendship Fountain, Moscow, Russia
People’s Friendship Fountain in Moscow is a beautiful fountain which symbolizes unity and friendship between nations. It has 16 sculptures that wear the national costumes of all of the Soviet Republic. The fountain has an octahedral pond made of red garnate, with a surface area of 4000 square meters. This fountain sprays 1200 liters of water supported by 8 water punps.
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