Where are the World’s Most Grandiose Water Showpieces?

brk_344_5_1__55682.jpg Located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the King Fahd Fountain (1985) is the highest continually-functioning fountain worldwide. The water here jets up to a height of 260 meters (853 feet) above the Red Sea.

The World Cup Fountain located in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), comes in 2nd place with water shooting up 202 meters (663 feet).

The Gateway Geyser (1995) situated next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri is #3 on the list. With water reaching 192 meters (630 feet) in the air, this water fountain is the tallest in the United States.

The next on the list is Port Fountain located in Karachi, Pakistan which rockets water 190 meters (620 feet) into the sky.

Number 4 is Water at Fountain Park (1970) situated in Fountain Hills, Arizona - it can reach up to 171 meters (561 feet) when all three pumps are running, even though it typically only reaches up to 91 meters (300 feet).

The Dubai Fountain which made its debut in 2009 is situated next to highest building worldwide, the famous Burj Khalifa. The fountain propels water up to 73 meters (240 feet) and performs once every half hour to pre-recorded music - and even has extreme shooters, not used in every show, which reach up to 150 meters (490 feet).

Jetting water up to 147 meters (482 feet) high, the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet (1970) in Canberra, Australia, comes in seventh.

And finally we have the Jet d'eau, in Geneva (1951) which measures 140 meters (460 feet) in height.

Ideas for Your Ideal Spot Indoors or Outdoors

Including a feng shui fountain in your living area is certain to contribute to creating an atmosphere of harmony and serenity.

A garden or home waterfall is the most effective solution. It is a fantastic addition to the decoration of any home. Be sure to set up your outdoor fountain so that it is noticeable from inside in order to get the most out of it.

Make sure to include some beautiful flowers and plants, as they enhance any water fountain. Look for plant types that blossom year-round. The area will be further improved with small adornments like art, a fire pit, or attractive stones.

Choosing the Ideal Windchimes for You

In order to escape possible friction in design styles, pick wind chimes which are simple in appearance. The main goal is for them to fit in easily wherever they are placed. When choosing wind chimes, remember that their sound is vastly more important than their look. In fact, many of the more decorative types of wind chimes are not made in such a way that allows for the same pristine sound quality as those of a simple aluminum design. You can display your chimes at different heights when creating your wind chime garden. For instance, setting up your wind chimes on a sundeck, in a small line of trees, or amidst flowers can create a beautiful outdoor environment. The sound will dance with depth across your garden every time a breeze blows through. If the look of the wind chimes is important to you, contemplate suspending them in your eyeline where they will mirror the sun at sunrise and sundown. Aluminum wind chime gardens fit in well with flowing water (such as waterfalls or birdbaths), stone decors and evergreens.


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