Come with us to this tour where colors and spray paintings give life to the city. In this free graffiti tour, you and a group of fun travelers will walk along the essential murals of La Candelaria’s district. Get a local perspective on its culture while you learn how great art can overcome negative labels such as vandalism and has earned its place, making Bogotá’s graffiti truly a sight to behold. Vibrant and exciting, Bogota’s street art scene can’t be missed.
Meeting Point: Corner Carrera 2 & Calle 12b (Chorro de Quevedo Square)
Join us in this tour not only of Colombia’s history as told by art but a tour of Bogotá as a curated open museum of amazing artists with street art!
Bogotá has become a world reference in the world of aerosol. It boasts impressive murals and street art that place it above cities like Miami, Amsterdam, Rio, and Mexico City. Because of this, its rise as one of the key city-canvases in Latin America has made it an attractive destination for the curious tourist and the bold artist.
In this 2-hour-and-half tour you will meet the guide at Chorro de Quevedo Square. From there you will start walking along the main spots in La Candelaria district. You will go through an overview of the city’s iconic works in relation to spray-painting and will walk along streets packed with graffiti that retell our indigenous ancestry and its relation to the city. You will get to know the work of local artists such as: Carlos Trilleras, Wosnan, Ocio 4, and 3 Manos.
You will pass by La Concordia’s local market and neighborhood, and the Journalist’s Park. All of them places that have been meeting points and a melting pot of ideas and influences, and which have been key in defining the identity of Bogota’s downtown and the ideas street artists put in their artworks.
After keep moving through picturesque pieces of street art paintings you will get to see some of the best graffiti authored by women and their role in the propagation of this art: Bastardilla, Vera, Ledania, and others will be seen.
You will finish this tour by tasting a coca leaf tea at Café Herencia, a coffee shop that works and supports local artists.
This street art tour makes sure you don't overlook a thing of Bogotá’s unique street art scene. Let us show you!
This tour has a suggestion of USD 10.