Jul 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The World’s Longest Bridge Fountain




picture of the moonlight rainbow bridge fountain in seoul south korea, the longest in the world

Photograph by Gu Gyobok


The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain is the world’s longest bridge fountain that set a Guinness World Record with nearly 10,000 LED nozzles that run along both sides that is 1,140m long (3,740 ft), shooting out 190 tons of water per minute.

Installed in September 2009 on the Banpo Bridge, Seoul mayor Oh Se-hoon praised that the bridge will further beautify the city and showcase Seoul’s eco-friendliness, as the water is pumped directly from the river itself and continuously recycled. The bridge has 38 water pumps and 380 nozzles on either side, which draw 190 tons of water per minute from the river 20 meters below the deck, and shoots as far as 43 meters (141 ft) horizontally. [Source: Wikipedia]