This unusual fountain is located in The Dubai Mall (UAE). The height of the structure is 24 m, the main decoration is the figures of divers made of fiberglass. According to eyewitnesses, you can’t take your eyes off the fountain, opened in 2009 – you are waiting for the divers to plunge into the water..
This is Magic Tap, which is located in the Aqualand complex in Spanish Cadiz. First impression – here it is – levitation in action! In fact, under a powerful jet of water, there is a translucent but strong pipe that holds the entire structure. But the effect is impressive, agree!
We have already written about the longest Banpo fountain bridge in Seoul (South Korea). Admire this creation of human hands again.
The Fuente del Barco de Agua fountain adorns one of the beaches of Spanish Valencia. This is a mock-up of a traditional local sailboat made from simple metal rods. Its main decoration is the numerous jets of water that serve as both the sail and the hull of the ship..
The clock fountain, which shows the exact time every minute, is located in Osaka, Japan. In addition to time, in the intervals between minutes, the fountain shows falling figures and flower drawings. The fountain works thanks to digital control – water droplets are accurately reproduced according to templates, the images are stored in the computer. A prime example of Japanese digital technology.
Mustangs of Las Colinas (Irving, Texas, USA) have become a symbol of driving force, initiative, emancipation, a symbol of the entire state and one of the most interesting fountains in America. Mustang sculptures are made of bronze by Robert Glen, the fountains create an imitation of water splashing from under the hooves.
In fact, this fountain, erupting from the head of a green giant, serves as the entrance to the Swarovski Kristallwelten (“Swarovski Crystal Worlds”). A museum dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the brand is located in Wattens (Austria). The eyes of the giant are also made of Swarovski crystals.
A whirlpool flask fountain appeared in 2000 near the Seaham Hall Hotel (Sunderland, United Kingdom). The creator of the fountain, water sculptor William Pye, named it Charybdis, after the sea monster described in Homer’s Odyssey. The height of the transparent flask is 2.2 m, the vortex inside is formed by several pumps.
This beautiful and unusual fountain has received the poetic name “God, our father, on the rainbow.” It is located in Stockholm (Sweden) and was built by the sculptor Karl Milles in 1995 in honor of the founding of the UN. The height of the “rainbow” is 24 m.
And finally – the most pompous, the most historical, the most popular among tourists and the richest fountain on the planet – Trevi in Rome (Italy). Moreover, the fountain is rich in the truest sense of the word. Anyone who wishes to return to Rome throws a coin at him. If you want to find love – give up two, get married or get married – three. As a result, in a week at the bottom of the fountain more than 26 m high and almost 50 m wide, up to 11 thousand euros accumulates.!