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Aswan Nubian Village Street Art
Egypt

Street Art: Aswan

In many big cities throughout the world, public murals are seen as a way of beautifying dull and gray concrete jungles. But in southern Egypt’s Aswan, the colorful murals mesh beautifully with the

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Temple of Seti I Abydos
Egypt

Abydos: The Abode of Osiris

Abydos is perhaps Egypt’s most ancient necropolis, having been used for important burials since Predynastic times. The city was a popular pilgrimage spot for thousands of years, and pharaohs from all eras of Egyptian

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Fabrika Tbilisi Street Art
Georgia

Street Art: Tbilisi

The Georgian capital of Tbilisi is a city with ancient roots but one that’s also in the midst of some major transitions. Georgia’s creative scene has been slowly blossoming since the end of

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New York City Street Art Bushwick Collective
USA

Street Art: New York City

When looking at the history and development of street art, it would be impossible to overlook New York City’s massive role. While public art, in the form of murals or sculptures, has been

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Central Philadelphia Street Art
USA

Street Art: Philadelphia

Considering Philly’s rank as the fifth-largest city in the United States, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that it’s got an abundance of street art. But the Philadelphia street art scene has

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St Louis Graffiti Wall
USA

Street Art: St. Louis

As ‘street art tourism’ gains popularity around the world, St. Louis is fast becoming recognized as one of North America’s premier graffiti destinations. The ‘Gateway to the West’ has been hosting regular street

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Kuching Orangutan Murals
Malaysia

Street Art: Kuching

Kuching is a colorful place. Not only is it surrounded by lush greenery, but the cityscape is adorned with the bright pastel hues of old Chinese shophouses. And more recently, Kuching is becoming

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Chiang Mai Women's Prison Street Art
Thailand

Street Art: Chiang Mai

Visitors flock to Chiang Mai, Thailand, to see its ancient temples, scenic mountains and maybe even ride some elephants. But not many realize that the city is becoming increasingly popular in Southeast Asia

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MAIIAM Chiang Mai
Thailand

A Guide to Chiang Mai’s Best Art Spaces

Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s most thriving creative hubs. The abundance of universities, along with the cheap rent and slow pace of living, have combined to make the Lanna capital an attractive

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Ramayana
Cambodia

Decoding the Symbolism of Angkor

Everywhere you look, the Angkor temples are teeming with symbolism. Thanks to the master artists who constructed and carved the temples, the vivid imagery is bound to captivate even those with little knowledge

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Mexico City Street Art
Mexico

Street Art: Mexico City

The Mexico City street art scene is thriving nowadays, with the rest of the world beginning to take notice. But looking at the country’s history, this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.

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Street Art Bangkok
Thailand

Street Art: Bangkok

Bangkok is slowly emerging as a mecca for street art in Asia. Like in many other parts of the region, the art form has long been looked down upon and misunderstood by locals.

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Taman Festival Owl
Indonesia

Street Art: Sanur

Taman Festival park was once a family-friendly spot packed with thrilling rides, a 3D cinema and laser shows. First opening its doors in 1997 in the popular beach town of Sanur, the park

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Graffiti Cow
Indonesia

Street Art: Canggu

The tropical island of Bali is not generally known for its street art, especially in comparison with other Indonesian regions like Yogyakarta. Balinese culture, of course, has historically placed a high value on

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Indonesia

A Guide to Yogyakarta’s Best Art Spaces

Yogyakarta has long been Indonesia’s most important creative hub. Today, the city is one of the best places in all of Asia to experience contemporary art. Yogyakarta, also known as Jogja, has an

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Street Art: Jogja
Indonesia

Street Art: Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta, also referred to as Jogja, has long been a hub for culture and arts in Indonesia. Artists of all mediums and styles continue to flock to the city thanks to its creative

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