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In this video,  Jessica Bowler reveals the secret to getting a return trip to Barcelona – the Font de Canaletes (Canaletes Fountain in English). This fountain on La Rambla is a popular meeting spot for Barcelona residents, and according to legend, if you drink from its waters you’ll fall in love with Barcelona and be destined to return.

The fountain is one of the symbols of Barcelona, a meeting place for locals and visitors alike where people also flock to celebrate the victories of the Catalan team, Futbol Club Barcelona, Barça. The Canaletes Fountain has become one of Barcelona’s most visited landmarks. It also conceals a history that is closely associated with the old town’s water supply.

More information:

Font de Canaletes fact file
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Font_de_Canaletes

Video: © Jessica Bowler
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt4zXMLRkVc

 

 


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