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Wynwood Walls – Miami’s Street Art District Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

Wynwood Walls

Miami’s awesome street art district.

Miami may be famous for palm trees and South Beach, but did you know that this city also has an amazing district dedicated to street art and graffiti? Explore the Wynwood Walls district of Miami with us in this short video:

“When you think of Miami, what comes to mind? Most likely it’s palm trees, the ocean, and sitting by the pool. This city in southern Florida is a popular vacation destination. Many visitors spend their time here relaxing on the beach. But there’s more to Miami than sun and sand.

Miami is a city that loves artists. Perhaps the best example of the city’s love for art can be seen at the Wynwood Walls. This is one of the best places in the world to see great street art and graffiti.

You can see a lot of amazing art and enjoy a meal or drinks at the Wynwood Kitchen and Bar. As you can see, they’ve got a lot of fans.

The idea for the Wynwood Walls came from the late Tony Goldman, who wanted to transform this warehouse district into a pedestrian area full of art. He focused on street art and graffiti, as he believed this was a genre of art that was under appreciated and not very respected.

Since it started in 2009, the district has brought in some of the best artists from around the world to create a Museum of the Streets. More than 50 artists coming from 16 different countries have added their work to the walls, making them an up and coming tourist destination in Miami.

Sit down to enjoy a drink or dinner with friends in this beautiful setting. The place looks great lit up at night, so take another walk around before heading out.

The best part about the Wynwood Walls is that the art is always changing. You can come back again and again and you’ll see something different every time. Perhaps there is more to Miami than sitting on the beach and partying in night clubs.”

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.