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Address: Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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If you're into balls...

Then this is a pair alright. Right in the middle of the mall. For a big night out in Adelaide, go out for dinner then on the way home swing by and check them out.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jamie C
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Perth, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot go to Rundle Mall and miss seeing these. I was here in 1980 and they were here then - they are original and iconic.

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Thank Heather F
Adelaide, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adelaide people have been meeting here for ever. I don;lt think anyone quite gets what these are but they still amuse me :)

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Thank Tricia H
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A strange piece of artwork trying to compete with Chicago's Giant Bean in Millennium Park? And it doesn't come close, the pigs further along have got more going for them. Personally I would melt them down and make something useful with the metal.

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Thank 585Rodney585
Buderim, Australia
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing exciting really, it's not the Harbour Bridge or the Opera house, but probably a photo album filler for you...but the Mall is quite nice

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Thank Anth B
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who on earth designed this thing? Quite frankly it looks ugly. If this is the most innovative and attractive statue that the council could put up then there must definitely be a shortage of artistic talent in Adelaide. And I don't believe that for one second.

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Thank Roslyn35
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Adelaide is a small unique city so something as insignificant as 2 shiny balls mean little to our visitors however for Adelaidians they are iconic and usually have special memories of childhood and catching up with friends. We treasure the little things. I have a photo in front of them from long before I became a local.

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Thank Dayella G
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Then this is a pair alright. Right in the middle of the mall. For a big night out in Adelaide, go out for dinner then on the way home swing by and check them out.

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Thank Jamie C
Abersoch, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attracts all ages A must for photos the distortions are visually fascinating. Children love it A real asset to Adelaide

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Thank Ian K
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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897 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found them Nice and it reminded me a bit about something similar (but in much bigger scale!) I have seen in Chicago. But it is the Perfect Meeting Place and especially fun for smaller children to look at.

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Thank Ingeborg56
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you're visiting Adelaide, don't miss Rundle Mall. See the balls and keep walking west for the pig in the bins and friends!

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Thank Andrew M

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