The Cascada fountain is in the north east corner of the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona. The Cascada was built in 1888 Universal Exhibition of Barcelona, at the same time as the Arc de Triomf which is nearby. La Cascada is a Baroque fountain with a triumphal arch on top of which is a horse drawn chariot. There are staircases and entries to the structure with various sculptures. In front of the Cascada is a small pond into which the fountains tumble. There is a second panoramic picture taken from the steps of the Cascada fountain.
La Cascada was designed by designed by Josep Fontsère, assisted by Antoni Gaudí, who was still a student at the time. It is loosely based on the Trevi Fountain in Rome.