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King Fahad's Fountain

Meeza International Tourism Services Co. Ltd، Al Andalus, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

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About King Fahad's Fountain

King Fahd's Fountain, also known as the Jeddah Fountain is a fountain in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was a gift to Jeddah city from King Fahd. It was built in 1985 with a 260-meters hight that places it as the tallest of its type worldwide.



Attractions near King Fahad's Fountain

Al-Balad5.82km from King Fahad's Fountain

This commercial area is called Al-Balad meaning "the town". This is Jeddah's historic town, founded in the 7th century. It had defensive walls until the 1940s. In the 1970s and 1980s, when Jeddah began to become wealthier due to the oil boom, many Jeddawis moved north, away from Al-Balad, as it reminded them of less prosperous times. Currently, it has many museums and stores, and it is a UNESCO's World Heritage site.

Jeddah Waterfront10.44km from King Fahad's Fountain

It is a must to visit place in Jeddah, especially in the night and early morning. Jeddah Waterfront is 4.2 km and part of Jeddah's 30 km corniche with many activities to do such as walking or cycling on the tracks.

Abraj Al Bait71.36km from King Fahad's Fountain

Abraj Al-Bait is a complex of seven skyscrapers hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, located metres away from the world's largest mosque and Islam's most sacred site, the Great Mosque of Mecca. It has the world's third tallest building, Makkah Royal Clock Tower, 601 meters high, with the world's largest clock and fifth-tallest freestanding structure worldwide. The clock tower includes the Clock Tower Museum placed in the top four floors of the tower and has a beautiful view on The Holy Mosque.

Al-Waba Crater256.65km from King Fahad's Fountain

Al Wahbah Crater is a volcanic crater, 250 km away from the city of Ta'if, on the western edge og Harrat Kishb basalt plateau in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. It is 250 meters deep and 2 km in diameter. The crater bottom is covered with white sodium phosphate crystals. The crater was formed by volcanic activity in the form of an underground phreatic eruption – a massive steam explosion generated by molten basaltic magma coming into contact with subterranean water.

Ad Diriyah836.7km from King Fahad's Fountain

It is a town located in the north-west of Riyadh that had an important role in Saudi Arabian history. Diriyah was the home of the royal family, and served as the capital of the Emirate of Diriyah under the first Saudi dynasty from 1744 to 1818. The Turaif district in Diriyah, the first capital of Saudis, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wadi Hanifah845.6km from King Fahad's Fountain

Wadi Hanifa is a valley in the Najd region, Riyadh Province, in central Saudi Arabia. It runs for around 120 km from northwest to southeast, crossing through the capital Riyadh. In pre-historic times, rain fell heavily in the region. Currently, rain falls with great intensity for short periods, causing flash floods.

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