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The Mall's Balls Statue

Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Bit of a let down-good as a meeting spot

Very basic monument. About the only use I can think off would be a meeting spot if you needed a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Adelaide, Australia
Symbol and meeting point

Rundle Mall has a couple of key "art" monuments, which gives some life and a certain atmosphere to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very basic monument. About the only use I can think off would be a meeting spot if you needed a location to meet friends

Thank Tedd1466
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rundle Mall has a couple of key "art" monuments, which gives some life and a certain atmosphere to the otherwise not so big city center. I usually like mirroring items as this provides nice opportunities for pictures during days, nights and depending on the weather.

Thank Zhealy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like Public Sculpture when it is commentating. This appeared to be just a craft moment. Maybe that was the point.

Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a quiet Monday morning, when we passed by the Mall’s Ball Statute. A lonely violinist was playing in front of it.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well does anyone actually clean the balls, because they are looking terrible, dented and wanting a good clean and polish. OK art if your into that type of abstract stuff. The other staues like the pigs are way more interesting.

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

When we were there it was a bit wet and windy But that didnt detract from the atmoshere of the mall. The Balls and all the art work were fun. reminded me of the Bean in Chicago but much smaller

Thank gregbethholznagel
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I think the statue of the comedian Ron "Mo" Rene, or the girl on the "Slide" offer more to see and think about, but there they are, a set of shiny silver balls, stacked. Part of the eclectic art on Rundle Mall

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is just another attraction in the Rundle Mall which is very family orientated another talking point

Thank Valda S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Have never been able to figure out what they represent or why Adelaide spent so much money on them. They are however an excellent landmark and it is a tradition to say to friends 'I will meet you by the balls'.

Thank astongeorge
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Discovered these on my stroll through Rundle Mall, an interesting statue, but at the end of the day it's just balls!

Thank FamilyFunIpswich_Qld
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Response from VWriter | Reviewed this property |
It was completed in 1977 for Adelaide's Rundle Mall. It was called 'Spheres' by the artist but is commonly known as Mall's Balls. The sculptor was Bert Flugelman, a famous artist and university lecturer, who was born in... More