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Posted on 06/20/2015 Tips & Recommendations

Buenos Aires Graffiti

If you’ve never walked the streets of Buenos Aires before, you might not know this, but Buenos Aires has a tremendous amount of graffiti.

With the help of the “BA Street Art” organization, local artists have been given more opportunities to display their work to the public since 2009. There is street art all over the city and many people want to know where the best locations are to take photos and get a first-hand look at all of this Buenos Aires graffiti they hear about. Here are a few of the many locations that host some of Buenos Aires’s best graffiti art.

Palermo: Mercado de las Pulgas (Flea Market) 

There are many murals and works by varios artists around this area in Palermo. And while you’re there, why not pay a visit to the flea market? 

Fitz Roy & Castillo streets 

Located at the intersection of the neighborhoods of Palermo, Villa Crespo and Almagro, this area has a ton of great graffiti and murals. And with so much going on around you, why not take the afternoon to scope out the best pieces of street art while you explore the area.

Avenue Del Libertador & Avenue Int. Bullrich

Along the main avenue of Libertador are a few large murals that are worth checking out. If not sure where to look, start at the intersection of Avenue Int. Bullrich. 

Chacarita neighborhood 

The large cemetery walls on Jorge Newberry street host a decent selection of graffiti murals. Take a stroll around the block to find some of the better ones.

San Telmo neighborhood 

Independencia Avenue has a ton of murals and street art, but the truth is that the same can be said of anywhere in San Telmo. Be sure to walk around the neighborhood to find new street art that is constantly popping up.

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