Breathtaking Fountains around the World

Breathtaking fountain is one of the must-have attractions for each majestic city that wish to draw more number of tourists. The more colorful and beautifully prepared it is, the greater the excitement it will create. Almost each big city across the world has a nice fountain and tourists get to see them when travel to that destination. There are few wonderful places in the world where you can thrill on the music of waters and can wonder at seeing water going up and down. We have picked few incredible fountains of the world. Before visiting these fountains, look for flight ticket deals for their destination airports and see the wonderful fountains of the world.

Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

It is vast and brilliantly choreographed water fountain that performs beautifully with lights and music. These performances of the fountain can be seen from several vantage points. The fountain show is arranged in the afternoons for every 30 minutes. After 8 PM to midnight, the show goes on for every 15 minutes. Set in 9 acres of man-made lake, the fountain show is choreographed with several pieces of music.

Trevi Fountain, Rome

Trevi Fountain, Rome

Trevi Fountain, Rome

Trevi Fountain or Fontana di Trevi is one of the most stunning sculptures of Rome in Italy. The gorgeous fountain features a Neptune or Oceanus in the center and two tritons; one is trying to nurture a blazing horse representing the uneven sea and another is blowing a shell-horn representing the smooth sea. The fountain is famous for its outstanding structure.

Peterhof Fountain, Saint Petersburg

Peterhof Fountain, Saint Petersburg

Peterhof Fountain, Saint Petersburg

 

Founded in 1710 by Peter the Great, Peterhof is a vastly lavish and wonderfully preserved majestic estate on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. The estate has various palaces along with several charmingly landscaped parks and splendid statues and fountains. It features a grand cascade that flows from underneath the palace towards the Baltic Sea and is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain is decked up with a splendid gold statue of Samson fighting with a lion.

People’s Friendship Fountain, Moscow

People’s Friendship Fountain, Moscow

People’s Friendship Fountain, Moscow

The People’s Friendship Fountain in Moscow is a marvelous tourist attraction of the city that features 16 gilded statues of maidens in their national attires, representing all the Soviet Union Republics. The fountain is framed with an octahedral bowl of red granite that has a surface area of 4,000 square meters. It is serviced through a complex system of 8 powerful pumps that shoot 1,200 liters of water from 800 jets up to 24 meters high per second.

King Fahd’s Fountain, Jeddah

King Fahd’s Fountain, Jeddah

King Fahd’s Fountain, Jeddah

King Fahd’s Fountain is popular for being the highest fountain in the world that throws water up to 312 meters high that is taller than the Eiffel Tower if its antenna is being excluded. It uses 3 massive pumps delivering 625 liters of water per second with an incredible speed of 375 km/hr. This is simply an incredible fountain in Jeddah.

There are various other fountains in the world that can charm you with their incredibility and uniqueness. Marvel with water, music and lights of these fountains and live some moments of pleasure.

Author Bio: This guest post is done by Amrita Barnwal, a web content writer at BookEasyTrip.com (a fast growing travel portal of India for booking international flights). Amrita is passionate about writing and traveling and she has written a number of articles on different aspects of travel and tourism. She maintains a travel blog BookEasyTripTravelBlog.com to share exclusive ideas on holidays.

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