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Address: Corniche Street, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Description: 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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This fountain is visible from a long distance and has become a trademark of Jeddah city. During the sunset it looks marvellous. Also during the late evening it can be seen which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This fountain is visible from a long distance and has become a trademark of Jeddah city. During the sunset it looks marvellous. Also during the late evening it can be seen which you drive by. This place is worth visiting

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Middelfart, Denmark
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

The fountain was constructed between 1980 and 1983 and was launched in 1985. The fountain jets water to a maximum height of approximately 300 m, with a speed of 375 kilometres per hour and its airborne mass can exceed 18 short tons (16,000 kg). above the Red Sea. It is said, that King Fahd's Fountain most likely is the world's... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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120 reviews 120 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The wiki recognizes it as the worlds tallest fountain and it's an amazing sight. Set into the redSea at night it is definitely a magnificent view. And to top it all the newly opened corniche right in front of the fountain is a great place for families to enjoy a lovely evening. On weekends make sure you are in early... More 

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I love this very high fountain in Jeddah... Expecially on the sunset is very spectacular and stenographic. I recommend anybody to have a look of it!

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Jeddah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It is one of most beautiful fountains I know and one a very few landmarks in Jeddah. Nevertheless, there is only one way to enjoy it. You should sit in the garden of the Park Hyatt after sundown with some nice coffee and enjoy the fantastic view...

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Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great! Highest Fountain!!! It is good to visit this area during night time because the light and sunset view gives more beauty and style.

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Amman, Jordan
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158 reviews 158 reviews
12 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It's seen at night only. It's been there for years now. After sometime you don't get to see it as you get used to it. Nothing much bu not bad. Better viewed in a full moon night.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cool and slow rhythm of the Sea and well managed green surrounding thanks to municipality this is a kind of place to stay and relax. But not in weekends as it is over crowded and hard to find parking. I love the atmosphere of can spend hours looking at King's Fountain water flow with the sun set. For kids they... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Please viisit after 6pm as you can see sunset and fountain raise! Very beautiful. Parking is difficult. Park, rest places, kids entertainment and parking is in progress. This will take minimum 5-6 month to complete. But worth to visit.

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Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It is a fantastic view from the walkway of the beach. It is worth to see the gushing water from the sea floor.

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