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Dec 27, 2010

Fountain of Wealth (Singapura)

The Fountain of Wealth (Chinese: 财富 之 泉) is listed by the Guinness Book of Records in 1998 as the world's largest fountain. This is situated in one of the largest shopping mall in Singapore, Suntec City.

During certain periods in the day the fountain is turned off and visitors are invited to walk around a mini fountain in the middle bottom of the water fountain for good luck. At night, the fountain is the setting for the laser show, and "live " song and dedication laser messages between 8:00 to 9:00 daily. This fountain is located in such aa way is a shopping center .

The Fountain of Wealth was built in 1995, along with the development of major Suntec City.

Fountain made of bronze, and consisted of a circular ring with a circumference of 66 meters supported four large slanted columns. It occupies an area of 1683.07 square meters, with an altitude of 13.8.

Basic area fountain is 1 683 square meters. In the design plan Suntec City, where the five tower blocks are the fingers and the thumb left hand emerging from the soil, water fountain forms the palm.

The Fountain of Wealth commercial complex located in the Suntec City in Singapore. Basic water fountain located in the basement, and the circumference of the base lies the main basement of Suntec City restaurant. The top of the circular ring fountain that looks at the soil surface.

* The water that flows into a fountain used for two reasons. Water is known as a symbol of life and wealth in Chinese culture, and movement into the water symbolizes wealth retention for Suntec City According to feng shui (Chinese geomancers). Water flows into the wealth pouring in, Thus the name Fountain of Wealth.

     * It is said that the visitors to Suntec City, which runs around the base of the central of three times and hit the water fountain at all times, will get some luck of their own.

* When The Amazing Race 3, a reality television show, came to Singapore in 2002, contestants gather clues in the fountain.

     * Similarly, a contestant of The Amazing Race Asia 1 also went to the fountain for instructions.

     * This was featured in the hit Indian film, Krrish, when played by Hrithik Roshan Krrish used as points of observation to find his position Nemesis helicopter that he was pursuing.


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