19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Categories: Design and Architecture | Water

Most of us, if not seen firsthand, then certainly know from movies and postcards the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome. Of course, Trevi, like other world-famous fountains, is a real work of art, but it seems to us that no less beautiful and talented sculptures with flowing water have been created in the world. 

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Water Boat fountain ("boat"," vessel") is located on Malvarrosa beach in Valencia, Spain.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Fountain clock at Osaka Railway station, Japan. The structure shows the time, floral patterns, and a falling wall of water.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Charybdis Whirlpool fountain was created by sculptor William Pye in 2000 for the luxury Seaham Hotel and Spa in Northern England. Charybdis is the name of the siren from Homer's Odyssey, who was struck by Zeus ' lightning and turned into a whirlpool as punishment for stealing cattle from Hercules.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Nine Soaring Fountains was designed by Japanese-American architect Isamu Noguchi for the Osaka World's Fair in 1970.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The 24-meter fountain was opened in 2009 in a shopping mall in Dubai.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The fountain-sculpture Metalmorphosis-the work of Czech sculptor David Cerny with a height of 7.6 meters and a weight of 14 tons-consists of two dozen steel plates that rotate independently of each other.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The fountain "Mother Earth" was presented in 2013 at the exhibition Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal. Currently closed.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The giant staircase of water begins at the statue of Hercules in the German city of Kassel and ends at the large lake of the Wilhelmshee Palace. The structure first started operating in 1714.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The fountain "God, our Father, on the rainbow" in Stockholm was designed by the Swedish sculptor Carl Milles.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Keller Fountain Park opened in Portland in 1970. The main attraction of the park is the Keller Fountain, the creation of Angela Danadzhieva.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Fountain at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Fountain, Ancient City, Thailand.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Stravinsky Fountain in Paris is decorated with 16 moving sculptures representing the works of the composer Igor Stravinsky.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic, Barcelona. It was built to the design of Carlos Buigas in 1929 for the World's Fair.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Fountain volcano in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was built in the 1980s, but was dismantled in 2004. It is still included in the list of the most beautiful fountains in the world, along with the Trevi Fountain.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

Oval fountain on one of the most famous Italian villas of the XVI century, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The pineapple Fountain in Waterfront Park, Charleston, USA, was opened in 1990.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

"Toilet Waterfall" in Foshan, China. Perhaps one of the strangest in our collection. It is built from 10 thousand toilets, sinks and urinals, suspended on the wall along the entire 100-meter width and 5-meter height. By the way, all toilets and urinals are drained.

19 amazing fountains you haven't seen yet

The Crown Fountain is an interactive wonder of technology in Chicago's Millennium Park. The glass towers, separated by a 70-meter reflecting pool of black granite, are illuminated on three sides by LEDs that shimmer with different colors. And the fourth face is a huge LED screen that "broadcasts" the faces of citizens.

Keywords: Water | Design and architecture | Fountain | Fountains | Architect

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