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Light Square

Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Green and Refreshing

The recent rain made the square green and refreshing. It was during the lunch hour when I visited... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RayParks
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Adelaide, Australia
Pretty Jacaranda

As we passed by the square, we saw nobody walking through it. It was very quiet. We saw pretty... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
RayParks
,
Adelaide, Australia
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“colonel” (5 reviews)
“nove” (2 reviews)
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Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The recent rain made the square green and refreshing. It was during the lunch hour when I visited. Many people were hurrying on the diagonal footpath in the centre of the square, while a couple of people were seated in the bench.

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

As we passed by the square, we saw nobody walking through it. It was very quiet. We saw pretty jacaranda flowers at the corners of the square as well as on the surrounding streets.

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Light Square was named after Colonel William Light, the planner of the city of Adelaide. In his plan, he wanted to create areas of greenery for people to meet. To enable this Light included five squares in his plan and numerous parks surrounding the city....More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Soon after seeing the statute of Colonel Light at Light’s Vision, our 98A Free City Connector Bus came to Light Square. We could see a monument with Colonel Light’s Surveying Instrument. It was a nice way to remember him.

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Adelaide is full of parks, Light Square was on the way to Rundle Mall from our accommodation. Ducks hang out in the fountain.

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Reviewed November 17, 2016

It might seem as though there is no reason to go to Light Square but this is where Colonel Light was buried after his friends decided he needed a special place to rest after his death in October 1839 only three years after the city...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Probably better to visit Montefore Hill statue of Colonel Light to get the full benefit regarding Colonel Light. Virtually in middle if the city precinct.

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Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Sitting here at Nove on Luce cafe watching the world go by is pretty enjoyable on a sunny autumn day.

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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Light Square is a square grass area surrounded by the major Morphett St, and in between Currie St and Waymouth St. It's not a tourist attraction as such, and not something that you'd go to visit. Just a grass square in the middle of some...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2015

There are five squares in the City of Adelaide. Each square is like a small park where there is a foot path and benches to sit on. There is not much to see except a few monuments/statutes and trees on the lawn, but it provides...More

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