Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Rundle Mall, Adelaide (must see)

Rundle Mall is a street mall located between King William Street and Pulteney Street. The pedestrian mall, in constant operation since 1976, offers a lovely collection of over 1,000 different stores and services. The mall is named after the street that it occupies. In turn, Rundle Street was named after the original director of the South Australia Company, John Randall.

Shops include large Australian retailers, smaller chains and independent boutiques. There are also many places to eat and a large number of services like watch repair, banking and hairstyling. Those looking for entertainment at Rundle Mall can find escape rooms, craft shops and a ballet studio.

Aside from shopping and dining, the mall is known for its public art pieces. The Spheres, also known as "The Mall's Balls," were designed by Bert Flugelman in 1977. A giant cockroach statue was salvaged from a junk yard and placed in the mall in 2013. Similarly, a 6-foot pigeon statue was placed in the mall in 2020. There are also four life-sized pig statues seen digging through garbage.

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Sight Name: Rundle Mall
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia (See walking tours in Adelaide)
Sight Type: Shopping
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