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The Mall's Balls Statue

Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Dirty Balls

Well does anyone actually clean the balls, because they are looking terrible, dented and wanting a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim J
,
Orange, Australia
interesting

When we were there it was a bit wet and windy But that didnt detract from the atmoshere of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gregbethholznagel
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Valda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're into balls, you've come to the right place. Other than the fact that these are shiny, there's no two ways about it - they are balls. Very big balls to be sure, but balls all the same. I can't imagine people traveling across...More

Thank TanjungBaraDiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

how can you not know these iconic things.. as country kids we were always meeting at the balls.. at such and such a time. Was great remembering and they are a great SA icon.

Thank jlcartist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No only Joking, haven't seen bigger, but you wont miss these! They stand out...rather big and shiny!

Thank beaustravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't see why this would be an attraction. Two shiny balls in the middle of the mall. Good place to meet if you get lost or simply a meeting place. Probably a good photo but not really my kind of art.

Thank Xanerin
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JackoMiddlesbrough
June 29, 2017|
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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
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