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Address: Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Always fun to see.

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!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andrew M
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Whyalla, Australia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Revamped mall, fantastic shopping outlets. Good food outlets. Good entertainment here and there. Always a nice place to visit and window shop.

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Thank Tania R
Newcastle, Australia
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told by a local on the plane trip over, "you must go the mall and see the giant balls" - Simply because they are there, so we did and that was that -2 giant balls in the centre of the mall- no more than that .

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can just your travelling partner to meet at Rundle Mall’s Balls, and this one be the place. 2 large reflective spheres right on the arcade is a landmark within the mall. Modern art like this is pretty popular and this particular one has been around for decades.

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Thank JuiTeoh
Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The title comes from the fact that tapping with your knuckles on the outside of this thing causes a somewhat haunting metallic ring that will make you (and any kids nearby) smile.

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Thank millionmiler2016
Port Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great fun to get a photo by. And everyone wants to touch & shine them. A pleasant walk up the Mall with plenty to look at & shops. And places to eat etc

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The Silver balls are around for a long long time and while visiting and meeting people in Adelaide we always said lets meet at the Balls. You can't miss them People trying to shoot their reflection or just posing in front of it. They are an icon in Rundle Mall.

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Orange
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Like the pigs - these kinds of artistic features only add to the feel of a great place like Rundle Mall. We loved them!

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Thank Oange
Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Iconic and very reminiscent of the Don Dunstan SA. not a great piece of art, but it iOS a significant one and yea after year peeps still meet under the ball and pull faces in the reflections

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The balls have been a part of Rundle Mall for a number of decades now and make for an interesting place to take photo's. You can either get the reflection or stand in front. Urban Cow has a nice t-shirt "Adelaide has balls" as well.

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Thank Andrew F

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