Throughout the world you’ll find a wide variety of beautiful structures and art that are visually breathtaking. Whether you’re an avid traveler or you prefer to stay within the United States, the beautiful allure of water fountains is undeniable. Below you’ll find some of the most spectacular water fountains that every country has to offer. You may find yourself adding some of these destinations onto your bucket list just to get a firsthand view of these fountains.
‘The Mustangs Of Las Colinas’ in Texas, USA
Created by Robert Glen, this bronze sculpture of nine wild mustangs galloping through the water is a spectacular right to see. This sculpture is considered one of the largest equestrian pieces in the world and is located right here in Texas.
Fountain Metalmorphosis in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
This head turning piece of art is a unique take on water fountains. Located in North Carolina, this fountain resembles a human head one second and quickly reassembles into an inanimate being the next.
Mosaïcultures Internationales in Montreal, Canada
This gorgeous plant sculpture incorporates a stunning water fountain in the gorgeous botanical garden in Montreal. Although the park is not currently open to the public, this structure just could not be ignored.
Stravinsky Fountain in Paris, France
This public water fountain in Paris, France incorporates a variety of sixteen sculptures all placed throughout the area. The pieces are representative of the works of composer Igor Stravinsky. Each one of the pieces displays water in a unique way.
‘The Divers Fountain’ in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Inside of world’s largest retail mall is this gorgeous water fountain featuring downward falling divers.
Water Boat Fountain in Valencia, Spain
Looking to sail out to sea? While you won’t get very far with this boat, you will be able to cool off in the hot Spanish sun thanks to this gorgeous boat shaped fountain.
Osaka Station Fountain-Clock in Osaka, Japan
In the city of Osaka you’ll find this enormous water fountain that tells you the time and also showcases gorgeous images of flowers and other objects. Stand around and be mesmerized by the changing images on this station’s water clock.
Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea
Located in downtown Seoul, the Banpo is a two-tiered bridge with a 380-jet water fountain that produces a colorful illumination during the nighttime.
Fountain “Tunnel Of Surprises” in Lima, Peru
Tourism is especially important in Peru and the Tunnel of Surprises has been a great tourist attraction. The gorgeous series of 13 illuminated fountains creates a tunnel that you can walk under. The gorgeous reddish orange shade brings a layer of uniqueness to the fountain.
Giant – Entrance To The Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens, Austria
This mythical water fountain is one that will have you staring for hours. The outdoor garden is surrounded by the “Giant” fountain that sparkles out his water.
Nacka Fountain in Stockholm, Sweden
The God on the Rainbow fountain is located at the entrance to Stockholm at Nacka beach. The fountain reaches up to 24 meters, which is about 78 feet for us Americans. The fountain is a true sight to see and is a welcoming sculpture to all who pass it.
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Fountain in Ancient City, Thailand
This rather unknown fountain in the Ancient City is a true masterpiece complete with dragons spraying out water at you.
Unisphere Fountain in NYC, New York, USA
Found in Flushing Meadows, Queens, the Unisphere Fountain is a stainless steel representation of the Earth. The fountain is an iconic figure for the borough of Queens and New York natives are often found cooling off in the fountain during the hot summer months.
Crown Fountain in Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Crown Fountain is a public work of interactive art that features a giant video sculpture. The fountain is made of a black reflecting granite pool and the tower spouts water out of a nozzle on both sides.
The Fountain Of Wealth in Suntec City, Singapore
Located in one of Singapore’s largest malls, the Fountain of Wealth was considered the largest fountain in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records in 1998.
Vortex Fountain ‘Charybdis’ in Sunderland, UK
Enclosed inside of a cylinder, this whirlpool fountain gives off the illusion of coming out straight from the ground. Stairs located on the sides of the fountain allow visitors to look down inside of it as the water twirls around before your very eyes.
Nine Floating Fountains in Osaka, Japan
Creating a water illusion for the world expo in Osaka, Isamu Noguchi created the Nine Floating Fountains that made the structures appear as if they were floating.
Magic Tap in Cadiz, Spain
Illusions seem to be a tourist favorite and the Magic Tap in Cadiz is no exception to that rule. This amazing structure appears to be floating out of nowhere and will captivate you for a while.
Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy
A historic monument crafted by Italian architect Nicola Salvi, the Trevi Fountains have been open to the public since 1762. In fact, no visit to Rome is complete without visiting this stunning and famous fountain.
Julie Penrose Fountain in Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
Gorgeous in sight, this free park features a huge circular fountain that sprays visitors and cools down families that come by for a visit.
Cascades Of Hercules Monument in Kassel, Germany
Spouting down from the top of the Hercules monument is a fountain that runs along a series of cascading sculptures. This fountain has a truly old school European feel and is a gorgeous ancient piece to gaze upon.
’71 Fountain’ in Ohio, USA
Located on highway 71 in Ohio is this stunning circular fountain that shoots a mist inwardly. The fountain itself is a gorgeous sculpture and catches the eye immediately.
Volcano Fountain in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A well-known landmark in Abu Dhabi, the Volcano Fountain erupts from the ground leaving visitors awestruck at its beauty. Unfortunately, the fountain is no longer around as it was destroyed a few years back. Still, it’s a sight to remember.
Keller Fountain in Portland, Oregon, USA
Located in downtown Portland, the Keller Fountain is a relaxing sculpture with a uniquely structured design. During the hot months individuals climb up onto the blocks to cool off while others stare off from a distance at the calming view.
Toilet Bowl Waterfall in Foshan, China
Far from elegant or glamorous, the Toilet Bowl Waterfall in Foshan is as unique an idea as they come. Composed entirely of a wall of toilet bowls, you’ll be both grossed out and amazed by this structure.