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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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Gushes like a huge whale

This is an awesome sight. You need to watch it like clouds in Europe as they twist and turn and unfurl. So it is with this fountain which is both an impressive engineering feat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The fountain jet goes very high and is nice to watch when lit up. It can be viewed from the park which itself is very huge covering a long distance around the fountain.

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Thank Dileepdxb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best views in Jeddah is the sunset from Palestine St watching the fountain and go for a walk along the Corniche.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

well, i have seen better, but in general its nice and visible from long distance. its an icon for Jeddah

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Thank RichardJacob
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This fountain is facing the kornish side of Palestine street in the most luxurious part of jeddah, the walk is brilliant and also the view and there's a place for kids to play as well as coffee shops and so on

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London Big Ben, New York the Statue of Liberty and Jeddah has a water spout. Looks better when the sun goes down as the spotlights pick it out but it's pretty average.

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Thank Dave B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Jeddah fountain is a unique of it's kind, it is the tallest in the world, at the center Cornish of Jeddah, relaxing spot to enjoy visiting town

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KSA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an awesome sight. You need to watch it like clouds in Europe as they twist and turn and unfurl. So it is with this fountain which is both an impressive engineering feat and real life slow motion tableau, ever changing as the wind picks the top. Don't miss. By the way it starts late afternoon, and sometimes due... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though you can't get close to this fountain but it considers to be the icon of Jeddah it's the highest in the world and I just enjoy watching it even form a distance specially at night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice views at sunrise and sunset from corniche, get lucky to see rainbow in it! Something different to watch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Open to public, best time to visit is evening after 06:00 pm and its near to the city center and tallest flag pole

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