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“Nice view for a city in the dessert”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of King's Fountain

King's Fountain
Ranked #1 of 50 things to do in Jeddah
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This 853-foot fountain is reputed to be the tallest fountain in the world, and is best appreciated when illuminated at night.
Bandung, Indonesia
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Nice view for a city in the dessert”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

The best time to see the King Fahd Fountain is after Maghrib (sunset) praying time. You can join with many locals with their family playing in the park with the fountain as background.
The fountain itself it's just a giant fountain, nothing more. There is no light/laser show and no music. The government of SA or city of Jeddah could actually very easy to add the laser show for instance if they had ever thought about it :)

The park is not very clean, though we can find many trash can, people who visit the park seem don't care enough to it's cleanliness.

Visited May 2013
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Karachi, Pakistan
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“Great View from the Corniche”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

The fountain is visible practically from all areas of the Corniche as the jets shoots thousands of gallons of water into the air. Reminiscent of the fountain of Geneva I felt that it is better and perhaps taller too. Must see when in Jeddah.

Visited May 2013
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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“Nice place to spend some time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

Went there a few days back with a couple visiting from abroad. The sitting place near the fountain was nice and has been recently renovated. The fountain itself looks gigantic once you reach near it. Worth a visit if you are in Jeddah and can be seen from the aeroplane once the plane is about to land. Grab something to eat and have some relaxing time over there.

Visited May 2013
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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“Terrible service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Without the spectacular view of the fountain, there is just not other reason to go. Food and service and below average.

Visited January 2013
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Jeddah
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“Tallest Fountain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

Nice view, Can be seen in the Middle Cornish in front of the Intercontinental Hotel. it is not dancing and more color light will give it more attraction.

Visited June 2013
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