The Most Beautiful Landmarks in Adelaide, Adelaide

The Most Beautiful Landmarks in Adelaide, Adelaide
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Adelaide Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Adelaide is a beautiful city adorned with important monuments, statues, towers and squares. This tour will guide you to the most significant landmarks, which much loved by the Australian people and popular with tourists. Many of the monuments were built in the 19th century, but have been kept in very good condition.

The Most Beautiful Landmarks in Adelaide Map

Guide Name: The Most Beautiful Landmarks in Adelaide
Guide Location: Australia » Adelaide (See other walking tours in Adelaide)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Author: Jane
Hurtle Square

1) Hurtle Square

Each of the four sides of Hurtle Square has a word-statue from The Forest Of Dreams. The square is named after an early Resident Commissioner who helped founded South Australia, James Hurtle Fisher. He was the first to organize the local constitution and collect registers of birth, marriage and...   view more
Queen Victoria Monument

2) Queen Victoria Monument

The monument dedicated to Great Britain’s Queen Victoria is located in the center of Victoria Square. Considered one of the greatest historical figures, the period during her reign was one of progress and...   view more
Victoria Square Fountain - Three Rivers

3) Victoria Square Fountain - Three Rivers

The Three Rivers Fountain by John Dowie was built to commemorate the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1968. The three South Australian rivers, the Murray, Onkaparinga and Torrens, are represented by an Aboriginal male with an Ibis, a female with a heron, and a female with a black...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Rundle Mall Four Pigs Statues

4) Rundle Mall Four Pigs Statues

If you visit Rundle Mall you will meet several items of modern sculpture. One of them includes a group of life-size bronze pigs - Horatio, Truffles, Augusta and Oliver- fooling and rooting around a rubbish bin. Because it is an unusual city adornment, it has become quite...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Boer War Memorial

5) Boer War Memorial

The Boer War Memorial (also known as the South African War Memorial or, prior to 1931, the National War Memorial) is an equestrian memorial dedicated to victims of the Second Boer War, from 1899 to 1902. It was constructed with a budget of £2500 raised through public donations, and was designed by the London-based sculptor Adrian Jones. On each side of the 12 foot granite pedestal is a bronze plaque on which the names of 59 South Australians who died in the war are inscribed. While the statue...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Elder Park Rotunda

6) Elder Park Rotunda

The Elder Park Rotunda was officially opened on November 28, 1882, with 2,000 guests taking part in the ceremony. A special song, composed for the occasion, called The Rotunda March was performed. It has a splendid panoramic view of Torrens Lake with a fountain and special lighting display. The Rotunda has been the venue of Saturday concerts for many...   view more
City Bridge Adelaide

7) City Bridge Adelaide

City Bridge was built to ease transportation and as an extension of King William Street. It crosses the Torrens River, which gets its name for its history of destroying bridges. The first attempt to bridge the river was made in 1837, though the present City Bridge was officially opened on April 25,...   view more
Don Bradman Statue

8) Don Bradman Statue

The Don Bradman Statue, standing in front of Adelaide Oval, became famous in 1930 after a record-breaking performance. Since than he has been an icon of Australian cricket, with a reputation that grew beyond the sport. As a tribute, the Australian Commonwealth Treasury issued coins with Bradman's...   view more
Colonel's Light Vision Statue

9) Colonel's Light Vision Statue

The first surveyor-general of Adelaide, South Australia, Colonel William Light designed a layout and development programme for the city. This plan is now known as "Light's Vision". Notable aspects of Light's plan are that the city center is laid out in a grid-like pattern, with squares in the center of the city and in the centers of the four quarters of the city, and the city is surrounded by Parklands. Light's work was acknowledged by the "Light's Vision...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

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