Best Street Art in Buenos Aires

By BecciAbroad | Apr 24, 2023
South America > Argentina > Buenos Aires

If you're planning a trip to Buenos Aires and looking for a unique way to experience the city's vibrant culture, exploring the street art scene is a must-do activity.

In this post, I'll take you through the top three neighborhoods to explore some of the best street art in Buenos Aires.

Palermo: The Heart of Street Art in Buenos Aires

Palermo is one of the largest and most popular neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, home to a plethora of attractions, shops, and restaurants. But what sets Palermo apart is its incredible street art scene.

From political statements to commercial advertisements, the murals in Palermo are a stunning mix of styles and themes. Many bars and shops hire street artists to decorate their facades, making for a dynamic and ever-changing canvas.

Colegiales: A Hidden Gem for Street Art

If you're looking for a quieter, more residential experience, Colegiales is a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of Palermo. This neighborhood offers a unique vibe, with beautiful street art pieces that blend seamlessly into the local architecture.

Although not as well-known as Palermo, Colegiales has plenty of captivating murals waiting to be discovered.

Coghlan & Villa Urquiza: International Street Art Flair

For those who want to explore lesser-known neighborhoods and see a range of international street art, Coghlan and Villa Urquiza are the perfect destinations. Here, you'll find murals from Mexican artist Quack Zean and American artist Stacey Williams-Ng, among others.

After exploring the vibrant street art scene, be sure to check out Doho Villa Urquiza, a gastronomic hotspot that's perfect for grabbing a bite to eat.

To make the most out of your street art adventure in Buenos Aires, consider booking a guided tour. The tour companies Graffiti Mundo and Buenos Aires Street Art both offer street art tours providing a deeper understanding of the history, culture, and artists behind the murals.

Overall, Buenos Aires is a city that embraces street art, and the results are truly stunning. Whether you're a seasoned street art enthusiast or just looking for a unique way to explore the city, visiting the street art in Buenos Aires is truly an unforgettable experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and discover the vibrant street art scene in Buenos Aires!

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Written by BecciAbroad
Becci Abroad is a personal blog about living abroad in Latin America and traveling in the region. The goal is the help you explore and understand better Latin America.

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