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The show beginsThe Magic Fountain shows take place on Fridays and Saturdays from October to April at 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm, and 8.30pm.During the summer months (May to September), shows are every half hour after 9pm, with the last show starting at 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
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Spectacular coloursThe show's combination of colour, light, music and water makes the Magic Fountain a must-see for visitors and locals of all ages.
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SkyThe Montjuïc fountain was one of the first synchronised water, light, and music shows of its kind in the world, and when the sky cooperates, the magic multiplies.
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Free magicThe Magic Fountain is perhaps one of the best entertainment options for an evening in the city and won't cost you a cent.
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The sceneCrowds watching the shows in front of the MNAC can be large, especially during the summer months. To get there, take metro lines 1 (red) or 3 (green) to Espanya.
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City viewsThe walkway from Plaça Espanya toward the Magic Fountain is lined with smaller fountains. The project was constructed between 1928 and 29 for the International Exhibition that Barcelona hosted in 1929. The project, designed by engineer Carles Buigas, took one year to complete.
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A highlight of BarcelonaSpotlights shoot out from the MNAC after dark, making the scene looking down Avenida Maria Cristina even more majestic.
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Magnificent must-seeThe fountain was restored for the 1992 Olympic Games and continues to be one of Barcelona's most popular attractions.
It can sometimes be difficult to please everyone while traveling in a group, but the beautiful Magic Fountain show in Plaça Carles Buigas is one sight that everyone will enjoy. There can't be many people who won't be impressed by this synchronised water ballet of colour, light, and music. Check out our slideshow for all the details.