King Fahd Fountain / Fountain Jeddah

King Fahd Fountain / Fountain Jeddah is one of the most beautiful fountain in the world, and this fountain is also the world's tallest fountain. King Fahd Fountain is located on the coast of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's west coast. This fountain is visible along approximately the whole of Jeddah.

This fountain is fired water reaches a height of 1023-ft (312m) - higher than the Eiffel Tower when the antennae are eliminated. Using three giant pumps that can shoot 625 liters of water per second at an incredible speed of 233 mph (375 km / h), and air masses that can exceed 18 tons.

The fountain was built between 1980 and 1983 and started operations in 1985. The fountain uses salt water which is taken from the Red Sea rather than freshwater. Using more than 500 floodlights to illuminate the fountain at night.

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