Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Statue of Liberty and Geneva its Jet d'Eau. This majestic 140 meter (a little over ... More
Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Statue of Liberty and Geneva its Jet d'Eau. This majestic 140 meter (a little over 459 feet) water fountain, the tallest in the world, is the main emblem of the city, and one which cannot be missed. Its beauty dominates the lakefront and at night, when it is lit up, it is a breathtaking and romantic sight. The fountain became a tourist attraction in 1891. It projects 500 liters (132 gallons) of water per second at the unbelievable speed of 200 kilometers (124 miles) per hour. Walk along the jetty and get a closer look at the fountain.
Although it is 27 miles from Leeds, Fountains Abbey is an essential day trip for visitors to the region. Its
state of preservation, scale and idyllic valley setting make it one of the most important monastic landmarks in the ...
One of the most beautiful fountains in Munich is located on a terrace up on Lenbachplatz, overlooking the clusters of
trees on Maximilianplatz. Like the other buildings on the axis of Karlsplatz, Lenbachplatz and Maximiliansplatz, Wittelsbacher Fountain was constructed ...
A living tribute to Switzerland's most venerated industry, this colorful clock was built in 1955 despite a number of technical
difficulties. It has a diameter of five meters (16 feet) and a circumference of 16 meters (52 feet) and ...