The Best Street Art in Lima, Peru

Explore the streets of Lima | © RAF ARTE / Flickr
Explore the streets of Lima | © RAF ARTE / Flickr
Photo of Brandon Dupre
6 September 2017

Perhaps done to offset the city’s grayness and give life to the endless amount of concrete slabs, Lima has no shortage of street art. Many talented artists take to the streets to paint on its blank canvas. Come along on this visual tour of some of Lima’s best and most eye-catching street art.

Barranco street art

Due to municipally-promoted and encouraged murals, the streets of Barranco have become a canvas for local artists. Walk almost anywhere in the small, bohemian neighborhood and your are sure to find something.

Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip | Mia Spingola / © Culture Trip
Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip
Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip | Mia Spingola / © Culture Trip
Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip
Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip | Mia Spingola / © Culture Trip
Mia Spingola | © Culture Trip
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The Historical Center

This area is mostly comprised of historical landmarks and buildings that date back to the 16th century. While street art is not as encouraged here, you can still find some hidden gems.

© McKay Savage / Flickr

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