Lavapies Street Art & Graffiti Tour in Madrid

Overview

Take a step away from Madrid's grand monuments and museums and visit one of the city's most multi-cultural and cutting-edge neighborhoods. Join a local guide on a walk through the neighborhood of Lavapies, which hosts an incredible cocktail of cultures, vibrant art, live music, and a young and trendy vibe. Soak up the street art and delve into one of Madrid's most colorful and expressive districts on this fun and original tour!

As you stroll through the streets, your guide will highlight several different graffiti and pieces of street art. Other than marveling at the incredible work, you'll also learn that many of these pieces have a poignant message. Let's not forget that Spain was under a dictatorship until 1975. Lavapies' art scene reflects the country's interesting and varied history, especially upon freedom of speech making its long-awaited debut.

Itineraries with Lavapies Street Art & Graffiti Tour in Madrid

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