Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1 in front of MNAC
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Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1 in front of MNAC

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Updated: Sep 19, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1

Summary: Magic Fountain by Carles Buigas. Venetian towers modelled on the campanile of St. Mark's Basilica in Venice. Exhibition halls. All built for 1929 International exhibition.

Address: Placa de Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Barcelona. 8038

Summary of Prices:

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE
Child T-familiar FREE
Group/Family Ticket:
Notes: See Fira 1 website for Events.
Free day:


About Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1:

Magic Fountain

This is a large Fountain in Plaza de Carles Buigas and Plaza de Josep Puig i Cadafalch that was built for the 1929 International Exhibition and remodelled for the 1992 Olympics.

The magic fountain is known for it's light and water display to music. This is a free show that anyone can attend without ticket but it does get very busy. Times of the light and water display can be found on the website.

Venetian Towers

Are a pair of towers built to look like the towers in st. Marks Square to mark the enterance to the 1929 International Exposition in Palau National. They are 47m high with a 7.2 metres square cross-section and have been refurbished multiple times. They stand today as monuments in Plaza Espana. They are not open to the public.

La Fira 1, Montjuic

built in 1929 for the International Exhibition to serve as a series of seven large exhibition halls with a total of 153,000 squre metres of floor space.

There are 5 Attractions Nearby:

Visiting Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1:

Currently the Magic Fountain water and light show displays have been suspended due to COVID-19.

However, the fountains are lit up at night and on during the day. The times are:

Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00h to 13:00h and 16:00 to 18:00.

Sundays: 11:00h to 15:00h.

You do not need a ticket or book in advance to see the fountains. it is a public space with no gates or barriers.

Getting To Magic Fountains Venetian Towers and Fira 1:

Nearest TMB Metro is Plaza Espana on the green (L3) and Red (L1) lines.

Weather for Barcelona:

There are 2 PDf documents:

Montjuic Public Transport and Attractions Map

PDF: Montjuic Public Transport and Attractions Map
Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Metro Map Plaza Espaa

PDF: Metro Map Plaza Espaa


BCN08 - Olympic Montjuic

City walk in barcelona via Olimpic Montjuic. Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Palau Jordi, Olimpic Stadium, Botanical gardens, Olympic museum of sport and Olympic diving pools.

Distance: 7.07 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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