Magic Montjuic Fountain Barcelona

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc (Catalan: Font màgica de Montjuïc, Spanish: Fuente mágica de Montjuic) is a wellspring situated at the head of Avinguda Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The wellspring is arranged underneath the Palau Nacional on the Montjuïc mountain and close to the Plaça d'Espanya and Poble Espanyol de Barcelona. The wellspring, as the vast majority of the encompassing advancements, was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition.

The Magic Fountain was planned via Carles Buïgas, who had outlined lit up wellsprings as ahead of schedule as 1922. The site where the wellspring was built was the past area of The Four Columns. The segments, illustrative of the Catalanism development, were decimated in 1928 under the requests of Prime Minister Miguel Primo de Rivera and were re-raised in 2010 a couple of meters from the first area.

Buïgas presented his outline multi-year before the display, with numerous calling the arrangement excessively goal-oriented, with a too brief period, making it impossible to finish. The development venture used more than 3000 specialists. The principal demonstrates occurred on May 19, 1929, the day preceding the beginning of the Exposition. The wellspring was severely harmed in the Spanish Civil War and did not work until the point when 1955, after Buigas administered required repairs.

In the 1980s, music was fused with the light show and the wellspring, alongside the Museu Nacional, was totally reestablished before the 1992 Summer Olympics, held at Montjuïc. Exhibitions incorporate film, established, and current music, for example, The Godfather, The Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, a Spanish zarzuela development, "Barcelona" by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé, and present-day pop songs. Performances happen at half-hour interims consistently, with ends of the week stretched out amid the late spring season.


The Magic Fountain was worked via Carles Buigas for the International Expo in 1929, on the site where Josep Puig I Cadafalch's Four Columns had remained before being crushed in 1928. They were later revamped in 2010.

How it functions

The astounding Magic Fountain is extremely prominent and is best known for its sound-and-light shows. Around 2,600 liters of water a second move through the wellspring's three concentric pools, driven by a water-reusing framework.


As of late, the customary lighting has been continuously supplanted with LED innovation, because of its low utilization and the shaded lighting it offers. The Magic Fountain has likewise been utilizing groundwater since 2010.

1980s MIX

A piece of the Magic Fountain movement in light of hits from the 1980s.

Toon soundtrack

A piece of the Magic Fountain movement in light of soundtracks from kid's shows and enlivened movies.

Spanish established music

A scrap of the Magic Fountain movement in light of bits of Spanish traditional music.