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Named after the surveyor (Light) who planned Adelaide. There is a memorial in the middle of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill R
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Nice little green space

This nice little green space that is named after Col Light who designed the city. A nice area we... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Tony W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Named after the surveyor (Light) who planned Adelaide. There is a memorial in the middle of the park where he is buried. Interesting read on the monument.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This nice little green space that is named after Col Light who designed the city. A nice area we came across during our walk around the city. Good place to break a walk and have a rest.

1  Thank Tony W
Reviewed 18 April 2018

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.

1  Thank RayParks
Reviewed 28 November 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.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 2 September 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

1  Thank donpuck
Reviewed 30 June 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.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 28 May 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.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 16 November 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

Thank adelaidewriter27
Reviewed 3 August 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.

Thank Brian & Meridy S
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

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

Thank nana-elina
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