21 Of The Coolest Fountains From Around The World

There’s your average, everyday water fountains and then there are these guys.

Clever water fountain designs using unlikely objects like water boats, ornate sculptures and statues, and interactive artwork all make up this compilation of brilliant designs from around the world.

If you’re in Spain, Sunderland, China, or Peru you might run into one of these masterpieces.

Some of these elaborate fountains light up, rotate and even defy gravity. They’ve become a memorable feature in the public spaces they inhabit as they entice visitors with their inspiration and design.

1. Water Boat Fountain, Valencia, Spain

Photo credit: Margolum Smargol

2. Magic Tap, Cadiz, Spain

Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org

3. Vortex Fountain ‘Charybdis’, Sunderland, UK

Credit artist: William Pye

4. Osaka Station Fountain-Clock, Osaka, Japan

5. ‘The Mustangs Of Las Colinas,’ Texas, USA

Photo credit: unknown

6. Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South Korea

Photo credit: prachi1996

7. Giant – Entrance To The Swarovski Kristallwelten (Crystal Worlds), Wattens, Austria

Photo credit: Edgar Moskopp

8.’Nine Floating Fountains’, Osaka, Japan

Photo credit: Isamu Noguchi

9. ‘the Divers Fountain’, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Credit: emirates247

10. Fountain ‘Metamorphosis’, Charlotte, USA

Photo credit: Rick_28105

11. Mosaïcultures Internationales, Montreal, Canada (Currently Closed)

Photo credit: Guenther Schwermer

12. Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

Photo credit: John Cavacas

13. Fountain “Tunnel Of Surprises”, Lima, Peru

Photo credit: Gustavo V

14. ’71 Fountain’, Ohio, USA

Photo credit: Kyle Wood

15 Nacka Fountain, Stockholm, Sweden

Photo credit: Henrik Sundholm

16. Cascades Of Hercules Monument, Kassel, Germany

Photo credit: Dirk Schmidt

17. Keller Fountain, Portland, Oregon, USA

Photo credit: Jeff Day

18. The Fountain Of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore

Photo credit: William Cho / Wikipedia

19. Stravinsky Fountain, Paris, France

Photo credit: Rostislav Bychkov

20. Unisphere Fountain, New York, USA

Photo credit: silvervoyager

21. The Fountains Of Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo credit: Justin Brown

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