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King's Fountain

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Address: Corniche Street, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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This 853-foot fountain is reputed to be the tallest fountain in the world,...

This 853-foot fountain is reputed to be the tallest fountain in the world, and is best appreciated when illuminated at night.

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Nice view

While you're enjoying your relaxing night walk, this fountain adds to the lovely scene,with it's beautiful light colors reflecting on the sea

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mrzaima
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very beautiful to gaze at and lose track of time.. you can see it the best if you go from Palestine street.. you will be seeing it getting bigger and bigger as you close in.

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Thank emad a
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a nice view and sidewalk area, but needed more development and more seating area for both families and singles.

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Thank Hosam A
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a landmark of Jeddah, a must see. Its alignment with Palestine Street is very impressive. The seawalk is under construction, once completed will be a prome choice for an evening stroll or a late nite come together

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Jeddah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After the renovation that was completed in 2016, the area in front of the King's Fountain is very relaxing with a nice view. Don't miss to eat "Balilah" from the small stores around the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's the tallest fountain in the world,. Looks beautiful in night. The fountain is visible throughout the vicinity of Jeddah. The water it ejects can reach a speed of 375 km/h and its airborne mass can exceed 16 tonnes its height is 312 m. The fountain uses saltwater taken from the Red Sea instead of freshwater. Over 500 spotlights illuminate... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks good. But the excitement will be gone in two minutes.... It's big and impressive, but you can only see it at a distance which takes away from it....

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While you're enjoying your relaxing night walk, this fountain adds to the lovely scene,with it's beautiful light colors reflecting on the sea

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best seen a night when the lights shine on the plume but still impressive during the day. Not spectacular but well worth going to see

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

King Fahd's Fountain is not only immense but also attractive especially when it is lit at night. The place is really worth visiting. It is highly recommended as there are various hotels, restaurants and grassy terraces around the neighborhood. Enjoy your stay! Born and raised in Jeddah

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure what the draw is here? It a really big fountain (over 1000 feet) which is lit up at night. The best viewing area is from the Middle Corniche Park near Intercontinental hotel. I did not see it working during the day. I think they only turn it on after sunset.

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