Buenos Aires Graffiti: Take the Original Tour to See the City’s Coolest Street Art

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The abundance of street art in Buenos Aires makes the city itself is an ever-evolving art gallery.

Discover the city’s best street art aficionados on a Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour showcasing some of South America’s best urban art.

This fascinating street art treasure hunt winds visitors through out-of-the-way neighborhoods such as Villa Urquiza and Coghlan to see more than 50 artists’ work, including the city’s largest murals.

Buenos Aires Graffiti Scene

Street art guide talking about graffiti in Buenos Aires

Discover anomalies such as a robot battle on an otherwise quiet corner house, marvel at the four-story mural of a gaucho (cowboy) Napoleon crossing the Alps, and ponder Italian artist, Blu’s building-wide mural of a reclining industrialized baby.

Visitors also see the work of Cof, a street artist who works for Disney and Cartoon Network and paints his own colorful cartoon characters on walls and buildings. The tour also passes by Martín Ron’s pièce de résistance and the city’s largest mural, Tale of the Parrots.

Mecca of Street Art

Buenos Aires mural, El cuento de los loros (Tales of the Parrots) by Argentine artist, Martin Ron

Led by a bilingual insider to the Buenos Aires graffiti scene, this budget walking tour is a chance to get great photos and understand the context in which street art thrives in Buenos Aires.

Hear about the international collaborations and local rivalries, discover the social factors that inspire the art, and return home knowing you took the ultimate pilgrimage in the mecca of South American street art.

Large mural of realist graffiti of a boy's face in Buenos Aires
A 2015 mural in the Monserrat neighborhood by Jorge Rodriquez Gerada depicts a realistic face of a boy.

Buenos Aires Walking Graffiti Tour

The Buenos Aires Street Art Tour is Buenos Aires’ original, created by a Matt Fox, Brit who has lived here for years and works with muralists himself.

It’s still the city’s least expensive street art tour too!

But don’t wait, it is only for small groups and fills up fast.

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Starts: 2:30 p.m. (December, January, February)
Duration: 2.45 Hours

Where to meet: The meet-up point is in the Colegiales neighborhood, adjacent to Palermo, in an area accessible by bus, subte and local trains.

Since safety is our priority, participants are given the exact location once they book the tour.

Where it ends: At an art bar in Palermo, close to public transportation, where you can have a beverage or snack and continue to chat with your artist guide and other participants.

Additional tour information:
• Although not strenuous, this is a walking tour, wear comfortable shoes
• Transport costs are provided, but there is no pick-up and drop-off
• Suitable for families
• Please book at least 24 hour in advance

⇒ You can also book a special group private walking or minibus tour for your group, get in touch to book it now!

→ Want to go horseback riding or biking instead?

See our other Buenos Aires day tours here.

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