Every time you visit a country, you start looking for its most visited tourist attractions. Usually, these tourist attractions are some old and beautiful structures, museums, city halls or many other buildings that are related to the city’s history. However, you should know that there are some other attractions that will let you speechless, among which are the fountains. To be mentioned that fountains were used by people since history began with the purpose to add ambience or character to outdoor spaces. Here are three of the most beautiful and amazing fountains in the world:
Fontana de Trevi
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This beautiful and famous fountain can be found in Rome, Italy. This fountain is considered to be the largest baroque style fountain in the country. Fontana de Trevi was designed to represent the many fluctuating moods of the sea and you will see Neptune located in the center of the fountain and surrounded by tritons. This beautiful fountain was completed in 1762 and is 25.9 meters high and 19.8 meters wide. Fontana de Trevi also appeared in a couple of movies, including Roman Holiday, Three Coins in a Fountain and Dolce Vita.
Fontaine Des Innocents
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Located in Paris, France, this beautiful fountain was designed by renaissance architect Pierre Lescot and sculpted by Jean Goujon. For several years, this fountain was situated in the cemetery de Innocents, but after 1788, it was moved where it can also be found these days, at Joachim-du-Bellay in the Les Halles district in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. To be mentioned that Fontaine Des Innocents is considered to be the oldest monumental fountain in Paris.
La Joute Fountain
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La Joute Fountain can be seen in Montreal, Canada. It was created in 1969 by artist Jean Paul Riopelle and is surrounded by a pool that has a timed ring of flames that last approximately 7 minutes. This fountain is one of the most beautiful that can be seen in Canada.
Fountains are always fascinating, but they can also tell the history of the city where they are placed. The imagination of the architects who created these fountains seems to be out of this world.