They should see with their own eyes.
Modern fountains is an oasis of beauty and harmony. With the help of water, stone, music and light architects transform ordinary streets into works of art. Fountains gracefully flap their wings as white Swan, tell stories and sing odes of love, sparkle with all the colors of the rainbow and peaceful.
The season of fountains has been opened, and we made own rating of the most beautiful places in Ukraine, from which it is simply impossible to look away.
“Fountain of life” in Zaporozhye
This is one of the most unusual fountains in the Ukraine. It was established in 2004 in Kiev on Mayakovsky square in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster. The fountain has the shape of a large ball, which rotates under the action of water. This ball is the biggest in Ukraine. It weighs 3.8 tons and has a diameter of 1.3 meters.
Around the fountain is surrounded by eight stone sculptures, symbols. Among them, Cossack Mamay is a symbol of independence and free spirit of the Ukrainians, and also the figure of “Chernobyl”, which perpetuates the memory of all the liquidators of the accident.
Fountain “White Swan” in the river
“White Swan” – a floating light and music fountain. It is located on the Dnieper river embankment since 2005. Central jet design rises to a height of 50 meters, and the movement of the side jets is reminiscent of the graceful flapping of the wings of a Swan.
The fountain is beautiful both day and night. Strolling along the river, you can spend hours enjoying the view.
Fountains on Rynok Square in Lviv
At each corner of Rynok Square in Lviv is one of four historic figures. This sculpture-fountains of the sea God Neptune, his wife Amphitrite, goddess of the hunt Diana and the hero Adonis.
The water complex at Market Square is a rather than the fountains and the wells. Water of them has, and follows the two jets. They were built in the early nineteenth century. Earlier in water-filled bowls people washed greens and fruit, and watered the horses. Now this place, where scheduling appointments and going to street musicians.
Fountain-arbor “Mirror stream” in Kharkov
It is the most recognizable and the first official symbol of the city. “Mirror stream” was built in 1947. A few years ago, the composition of upgraded – now it is decorated with multicolored lights.
Fountain-arbor is among the famous “Seven wonders of Kharkiv”. The water complex is located on Sumskaya street, in Victory square, opposite the Kharkov Opera and ballet theatre.
Fountain “Arcadia” in Odessa
This is the first in Odessa and the second in Ukraine musical fountain. Seafront complex in Arcadia opened in 2014.
Every evening from the huge pool of dozens of 20-meter multi-colored water jets gush up into the sky. Listen to the singing fountain residents and guests of South Palmyra can walking along the famous alley of Arcadia or relaxing at a local cafe.
The fountains at Rusanovka in Kiev
On rusanovskaya embankment in Kiev are one of the largest fountains in the capital and the country. They came here in the 70-ies of the last century. However, in 2012 water for four years was closed for renovation.
In our days the updated set again impresses residents and guests with its grandeur. Along the Rusanovskoye channel is 10 geyser fountains, jet up in the air to a height of 30 meters. During operation of the fountain, the music plays and the water is highlighted.
Fountains on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev
Some of the most impressive fountains of Ukraine are in Kiev on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti. The height of the highest water jets of the fountain reaches 35 meters, in the center of the Small fountain is 15 meters. There are installed 75 pumping units, 18 speakers, more than 600 led lights.
Opened the fountains specifically for the “Eurovision 2017”. Before that, they worked for three years. The complex was destroyed during the revolution of dignity, and had to re-recover.
Today the work of fountains on independence accompanied by classical music and composition, which were chosen by the people of Kiev in the voting process. And bright led lighting creates a romantic atmosphere in the city centre.
Floating fountain in Vinnitsa
It’s the largest floating fountain in Europe. It was built in 2011 on the southern bug river near island Camp. Vinnytsia fountain is among the most spectacular fountains in the world.
The length of the structure is 97 meters, width – 10. The height of the Central jet reaches 70 meters. On the surface of the fountain shown music videos in 3D, and the screen for them is a wall of water and air, which stretches along the entire length of the structure. Unique fountain and the fact that in winter the structure is lowered into the water on the river bottom.
“Pearl of love” in Uman
Light and music fountain “Pearl of love” in Uman among the three largest in Ukraine. It was opened quite recently – June 25, 2017.
The fountain is located in the Park of Taras Shevchenko and Ostaszewska pond city. The area of the main bowl of the main fountain – 450 square meters, and the water display is nearly 200 square meters. The height of the jet of water floating design is 19 meters, and static fountains – 1.9 meters.
The name “Pearl of love” was chosen by residents during the online voting on social media.
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