The most expensive US home for sale in the past couple of years was a 100,000 square foot home in, you guessed it, Bel Air, California. It is twice the size of the White House with an asking price of $500 million. 

What kind of over-the-top features would a $500 million dollar home have? An aquarium? A lily pond? 

You name it, celebrity mansions have it. Celebrities love the wow factor of a water feature. What are some famous fountains they wish they had in their homes? Stick with us to find out. 

The World’s Most Famous Fountains

What is it about water fountains? Is it the soothing sound of water flowing? Is it the magic we feel when throwing a coin in to make a wish? Fountains attract tourists all over the world. Let’s look at some of the most famous ones.

Trevi Fountain 

This 86-foot tall fountain is one of the most famous in the world. It’s featured in many movies and attracts visitors from around the globe. 

The fountain was completed in 1762 as an amazing piece of art and the largest fountain in Rome, Italy.  

Moonlight Rainbow Fountain

This is the world’s longest bridge fountain located at the Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea. The bridge has 38 water pumps that pump the water from the Han River and the water is continuously recycled. 

With its 10,000 LED nozzles, 190 tons of water come shooting out every minute. The illumination of the fountain in rainbow colors is a sight to behold. 

Nine Floating Fountains

The Nine Floating Fountains in Osaka, Japan were built in 1970 for the World Expo. This Japanese fountain attraction is an incredible work of art. 

Tourists come from all over the world to see this optical illusion and many use it as inspiration for an outdoor water feature in their backyard. 

La Joute Fountain

This fountain in Montreal, Canada puts on a 35-minute show every hour in the evening during the summer months. The bronze fountain represents a battle between water and fire. 

Pineapple Fountain

Charleston, South Carolina is known for its hospitality which is why this fountain is built around the southern symbol for hospitality. Wading is allowed in this famous fountain found in Waterfront Park. 

Font de Canaletes

There’s a legend that says if you drink from this small fountain on La Rambla, you’ll fall in love with Barcelona and return to this beautiful city. 

This fountain is one of Barcelona’s most famous landmarks. This iron monument contains four water spouts with the shield of Barcelona. The top of the fountain is a streetlamp with four arms coming off of it. 


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Link to the Past Waterfall of Wishing

Whether you’re in Zelda’s fantasy world or the real world, using famous fountains for inspiration for a home water feature will help you build the fountain of your dreams. 

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