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Balmy Street Murals, San Francisco, California

 
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Distance from city center: 7.4mi
Myguytrip's pictureby Myguytrip History & Culture travel tip
added on the 15th of April, 2011
Located in the heart of the latino district of San Francisco is a little gem of a street where the houses are painted with latin-american centric murals.

These murals, which are painted on the garages, each have some sort of meaning and history. They are full of color, and offer a wide variety of creativity. Each mural has its own message.

Address:
Balmy St. A few blocks east of 24th street and Mission.

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
24/7

How to get there:
From downtown, take mission street until 24th and head east.

 
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