12 Eye Catching Fountains Around The Globe


 

 

6. Pineapple Fountain Charleston SC

Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park
Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park

Charleston’s Pineapple Fountain
One of the most eye-catching fountains is Charleston’s famous Pineapple Fountain standing with grace in Waterfront Park, Charleston City in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The park has various sections. This fountain stands at the northern entrance of the park. It makes the park a famous tourist attraction.The park received the 2007 Landmark Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

 

5. Floating Fountains, Osaka, Japan

Floating Fountains, Osaka - Japan
Floating Fountains, Osaka, Japan
Fountains sprinkle water droplets in air in a manner which make them fly. This amazing and beautiful fountain, designed by Isamu Noguchi, flies itself on the contrary. Isamu Noguchi built 9 floating fountains for the first time in the World Expo in Osaka, Japan. Water tap concept was used in building these fountains.

 

4. Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria

Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria
Swarovski Fountain, Innsbruck, Austria
This beautiful artwork is located in the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Innsbruck, Austria. The park and museum were built in 1995, designed by Andre Heller, Brian Eno, Susanne Schmogner and Studio Azurr. It has the shape of an Alpine Giant sprouting water from it’s mouth. It is eye catching and brilliantly designed.

 

3. Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia

Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia
Archibald Fountain, Sydney, Australia
The beautiful Archibald fountain was built in Hyde Park North in Sydney in 1932. The park was gifted to the city by a private citizen, J F Archibald. It is intended to commemorate the association between Australia and France in world War I. The beautiful piece of art is the work of French sculptor Francois Sicard. The fountain consits of a bronze Apollo and other mythical figures. Dolphins, horses and tortoises produce jets of water in a charming way.

 

2. Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore

Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore
Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore
This amazing piece of art is located in Suntec City, the city center of the beautiful city of Singapore. Fountain of wealth found it’s position in the Guinness Book of Records in 1998 as the largest fountain in the world. At night the fountain is open to witness laser performances and song dedications. The fountain is made up of bronze. It consists of a circular ring with a circumference of 66 metres supported on four large slanted columns. It has an area of 1683.07 square metres, with a height of 13.8m. The fountain is surrounded with shopping malls. Water flows inwards for two prime reasons: Water is the symbol of life and wealth in Chinese culture, and the inward motion of the water symbolises the retention of wealth for Singapore.

 

1. Bellagio Fountain – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Bellagio Fountain – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Bellagio Fountain – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Bellagio Fountains Vegas USA
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Bellagio Fountain stands magnificienlty infront of the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, USA. A water show interweaven with beautiful romantic music and charming lights create a romantic environment. It was inspired by the Bellagio Resort in Lake Como, Italy. The fountain is built on an eight acre lake in front of the hotel. More than 1,000 water nozzles coordinate with 4,000 lights, which work beautifully with soft and soothing musical patterns.

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