Adelaide is so neat and regular. Spread out on either side of the Torrens River on the flat coastal plain between Gulf St Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges it lies, an overgrown country town, laid out in a series of neat, easy to follow, grids. Of course it was planned - even before it was settled.
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It may feel like an overgrown country town, but there are certain advantages to being compact - such as having incredible beaches close to the city centre. Wineries and fresh produce surround the city's outskirts, while the inner city boasts fine bars and cool pubs big on live music; and icons such as the mall's balls and the Festival Centre, where the most revered arts festival in Australia originated.