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“Big Fountain”
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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Big Fountain”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

It's a nice place to go and walk along the Corniche. It's best to walk at sunset. As the water goes up into the air, it turns into mist at the top. It's very lovely. There are plenty of restaurants to eat at when you get hungry after strolling along.

Visited June 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

300 mtrs tall! Very impressive and a good view of the Red Sea from the Corniche opposite the fountain. Good to walk in this area too.

Visited June 2014
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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“Best View in Jeddah”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The King's fountain is a must see if you are in Jeddah. It is a must see at night as it is well lit with a laser show from time to time.

Visited May 2014
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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297 reviews
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“a landmark of jeddah”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

after the reconstruction of the corniche area the scenery there is amazing especially during good weather days, I think with the open of the new hotel this is going to be a very interesting view

Visited June 2013
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“If it weren't the fountain of the King”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

If it weren't the fountain of the King I would honestly say that is was very unimpressive if not for the height. Very static and nothing special, As a little boy we tried to show off to our friends how far we could pee. So this must be something for grown-ups. Also the location from which you can see the fountain is from such a sadness that I found it funny that it is voted the #1 attraction in Jeddah. There are far better places to visit in Jeddah, if only but a few, But #1 is ridiculous. Even for Jeddah standards it is an insult. Recommended length of visit below 5 minutes.

Visited June 2013
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