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Address: Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Meet you at the balls

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2017
JuiTeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

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 24 January 2017

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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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

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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Port Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 15 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 10 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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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 2 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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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I can't see what's interesting in this land mark and why it is become a point of interest of this city.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Rather unusual and I liked the reflection of the surrounding buildings and people in the globes. Not many people stopping by them just passing by but nontheless interesting for that.

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