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King Fahd's Fountain Overview

The fountain was donated to the city of Jeddah by King Fahd and hence the name. It is a Guiness Book of World Records holder as the largest fountain in the world and is visible throughout the vicinity of Jeddah. The fountain is of significance in the Arabic world as it is built in the shape of a makhbara or an incense burner which hold special importance in the religious world of Islam. The fountain is lit by 500 high light LEDs.

The King Fahd Fountain is located in the King Fahd's Garden, Riyadh. The garden has been designed as a place for contemplation, memory, and beauty, circling around a beautiful Lake that you can pay a visit to. You will see that in the center of the lake stands a large roundabout with several bird cages on the top and bottom of each side. King Fahd's Fountain is a symbol of abundance and success.

This Tourist place of Saudi Arabia invites Saudis and visitors alike to quench their thirst for knowledge or just have some fun at the various games that are set up all over the grounds. The Kingdom's first two interlinked fountains, designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of King Fahd’s rule. The fountain features water spouting jets which are illuminated at night by laser beams that you will get a chance to witness.

There is a large inscription on one side that reads “In gratitude to Allah who gave us His bounties with which we do not know how to repay Him” which sends a message that life is only possible through the blessings from Allah.

Highlights

• Enjoy a walk on the wonderful Jeddah Corniche as you enjoy the sounds of water while roaming around the vicinity of the fountain.
• Have a sumptuous meal at the restaurants catering to people near the fountain vicinity as you enjoy the serene views of the gulf.
• Visit the Fakieh Aquarium situated nearby the fountain that holds several amusing dolphin shows that are popular amongst the masses.
• Take a trip to the Al Shallal Theme Park which has several attractions and events held for visitors.
• Have a look at the wonderful and artistic displays at the Hafez Gallery near the fountain including the gallery that houses some rare and exquisite pieces of art.

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