Top 20 Places to See Street Art

Long gone are the days where graffiti is viewed only as vandalism, carried out by young troublemakers or criminals. Street art has taken over cities around the globe and we could not be more excited about it! After all, what could be better than giant, colorful murals turning otherwise grimy parts of a city into gorgeous pieces of art? We love the ability of street art to stir the pot a little, add to political dialogue and express the hopes, fears, and ideas of a population.

We have put together this Wanderlist of our top destinations to see awesome street art, hoping to inspire you to check out the free art galleries displayed on city walls. That said, expect this list to change over time, with explosions of colorful expression popping up in even the most remote corners of the world.

Cape Town’s incredible street art puts you face to face with the best and worst of South Africa from both yesterday and today.

The voice of Palestinians has been, in large part, silenced on the world stage, but not on the walls of Bethlehem.

One of the coolest things about the street art in Bangk is how it is often hidden in corners of the city you wouldn’t expect.

Melbourne is covered in art, highlighting the best of what the creative inhabitants of the city have to offer.

London has one of the oldest street art scenes in the world, but it has blossomed into one of the top hot spots for colorful expression in recent years.

Ironically, the street art in Prague blossomed when it was strictly prohibited.

We so much about Lisbon, the gorgeous port city and capital of Portugal, with its street art being the icing on the cake.

Lodz is not only a hotspot for colorful, modern day street art, it also has a huge collection of historic graffiti.

Street art is as Paris as the Louvre (, maybe depending on who you talk to, but you get the idea)!

Berlin’s history is one of the most interesting in the world. The same is true for its street art, which has always been among the top in the world.

There you go, 20 cities where you are sure to be blown away by the number of fantastic pieces of art available to you, for free, out on the street! Think we missed somewhere? Let us know in the comments!

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