World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, Jeddah

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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2.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Admire World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, which, as the name suggests, has since 2014 held the world record for the world’s tallest flagpole. A flag of Saudi Arabia sits perched on top of the gargantuan, 170 m (558 ft) tall steel pole, which weighs 500 tons and towers over King Abdullah Square. Equally impressive, the massive flag boasts almost 50 m (162 ft) in length and weighs a reported 570 kg (1,260 lb). To visit World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole on your holiday in Jeddah, and find out what else Jeddah has to offer, use our Jeddah tour planner.
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  • I would say that 60 percent of the time, the flag is pulled down for maintenance There is no Access to the area as its in the middle of the highway 
  • 1- Most of the time it's flagless. Which is very weird. 2- There is no place to stop and see it / take pics as its on a round about so dangerous to stop 3- 4G signals are so poor in the city, maybe th...  read more »
  • New fields in Jeddah, was updated and further developed esthetic and put the world's tallest flagpole, located on King Abdullah road intersection with King Abdulaziz road
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