Enchanting fountains and magnificent water features around the world
What's your favorite kind of fountain?
Originally designed to be purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts to provide fresh drinking water and water for bathing and washing, fountains later developed into often elaborate pieces of architecture used for decorative purposes, or to honor historic events or individuals. Many of these remain cherished national monuments, but today there are some extraordinary examples of contemporary fountains, those that 'dance' to music for example, splash fountains for cooling off in during hot weather, and more complex structures that work on the basis of kinetics. So, what's your favorite fountain?
Click through the following gallery and make a splash with these famous fountains from around the world.
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