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The magic fountain show of Montjuïc

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Barcelona’s biggest fountain, built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, offers at night a spectacular display of music, lights and water acrobatics which generates over 50 kinds of diferent shapes.

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A day in Montjuic

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Montjuic stands as Mount of Jewish in Medieval Catalan language, due to the belief that there was a sacred Jewish cemetery in the mountain during that time. It was a reference point in the 18th Century, as the measure from Dunkerque (France) to Montjuic (Barcelona) helped establish the decimal metric system, and at 173 meters tall over the sea, it is the highest mountain in Barcelona.

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