We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Majestic”
Review of King's Fountain

King's Fountain
Ranked #1 of 52 things to do in Jeddah
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: This 853-foot fountain is reputed to be the tallest fountain in the world, and is best appreciated when illuminated at night.
Amman, Jordan
Level Contributor
117 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Majestic”
Reviewed April 24, 2013

I saw it from a distance at the Corniche. Picturesque.
Look out for the fountain from above while landing at the airport

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
Thank Ahmad_Kloub
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

896 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    453
    282
    122
    30
    9
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely views in the late afternoon and after dark”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

The King's Fountain, at the beginning of the Corniche, is a Jeddah landmark which has been there for 30 years (that's a long time for Saudi Arabia!). It serves as a beacon as one's aircraft arrives in Jeddah from Europe and the US - it isn't something one 'visits', however, like the Statue of Liberty or Big Ben. Rather, it is there along the Corniche spraying SKY- HIGH day and night. I lived in Jeddah for 8 years, and return regularly - the King's Fountain is great!

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank Philip AllN C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful view at night”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

This just beautiful, can be seen from quite far. Perfect walk along the Corniche with your loved one

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Mo_Lunat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Beatifull and Tall”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

Best viewed at night, with the new refurbished cornich you can stride a walk for many killometres. Prepare for a photo at sunset. It's wonderful.

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Sam2013996
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Kingston, Canada
Level Contributor
446 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“Its a fountain”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Certainly, the fountain represents an engineering feat and it is worth seeing if you want to see a large volume of water spraying high into the air. Our hotel was very near the fountain so we saw it on several occasions (when it is turned on). The best views were around sunset.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Don_K_Kingston
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed King's Fountain also viewed

Jeddah, Makkah Province
Jeddah, Makkah Province
 
Jeddah, Makkah Province
Jeddah, Makkah Province
 

Been to King's Fountain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing