Street Art Across London

One of my favorite (and marginally less Typical Tourist-y) things to do in London was hunt for cool, colorful street art. London is a Big City, so this is the good stuff- not just scrawls of graffiti but art, art that makes you think.

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I found plenty of street art just by walking around, going through open-air markets, and walking to my hostel.

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The truly unique experience came when I let some locals show me around.

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I met up with a friend I made in a Belfast backpacker hostel, and her friend. Both of them have been living in London for a year, and were happy to show me around Brick Lane as the market was closing down.

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In addition to the incredible antiques at every stall, we sought out some of the most creative street art I’ve seen.

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The coolest pieces are the ones you really have to go out of your way to find. And it’s all dynamic, changing from what my friends found there a week past. 69-IMG_9004 70-IMG_9005 68-IMG_9003 80-IMG_9019 79-IMG_9017 78-IMG_9015 75-IMG_9012 73-IMG_9009



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