Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, USA
The Republic of Užupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
As you enter Užupis, you’ll come across a sign welcoming you, and asking you to smile. And with art like this sprayed around the small independent republic, who wouldn’t?
Barri Gòtic, Barcelona, Spain
A small picture glued to a hidden wall. This feminine photo will catch your eye immediately… if you manage to find the alley first.
Jorge Matte Gormaz junction with La Brabanzon, Providencia, Santiago, Chile
I’ve been living a few blocks from these for over a decade, and only saw them recently. The butterflies don’t stand out very much, so they’re hard to spot (in my defense!) Even once you do, you need to get close to actually appreciate them. They cover about half the block’s pavement.
Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark
Christiania is an autonomous community in Christianshavn, and it is filled with street art. Inside its walls you’ll find beautiful sculptures, gardens, colorful pavement, and unbelievable graffiti. It’s definitely a must-see.
Somewhere in Copenhagen you’ll find this mural with planets floating around -or maybe eyes? It really depends on what your own imagination tells you this looks like. But whatever that is, we can still agree you will find this place a beautiful work of art.
Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark
This mural around Kongens Nytorv is only there temporarily, since it’s painted on the construction site’s walls. The pictures above are from July, 2016.
Pipervika, Sentrum, Oslo, Norway
Is it white with black stripes, or black and white with colorful stripes? It even looks like a classy zebra, with a monocle! This special animal is somewhere by the piers, you just have to look around.
Cowgate under George IV Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
This fun artwork lies under a bridge near the Grassmarket. So after looking at the main plaza were the hangings were done, if you walk under the bridge you’ll find something quite extraordinary -as long as whatever place is inside has its doors closed.
Camana Bay, George Town, Cayman Islands
For those of us who can’t dive or simply refuse to, this mural makes you feel like you’re underwater coexisting with the fish and anemone -less the pressure issue.