ITINERARY BY DAY
Saigon Graffiti and Street Art Walking Tour (L)
This is an excellent walking tour with an inquisitive and fun Saigon local discovering hidden secrets of the city. Highlights include funky street art, hip cafes and shops concealed in art deco apartment blocks, good street snacks, and lunch in a chic Vietnamese restaurant. Additional transport between walking stops is by taxi or motorbike.
You’ll be shown artistic murals large and small as you explore streets pulsating with creative energy, in a district rapidly becoming a country-renowned center of street art, as well as Saigon’s graffiti cultural locus.
During the walk you’ll be immersed in the culture and lifestyle of today’s urban artists, who are mainly from Saigon, Vietnam. Learn about the top contemporary local artists and their quirky personalities, and find out just how much people have been willing to pay for their work.
3a station was demolished in may 2017 for a new commercial
Discover the different styles and forms of the trade, which include murals, wheatpaste posters, tags, and stencils. Learn about the techniques employed and how they have developed and evolved over time. In addition, you’ll also visit several shops and hip cafes concealed in art deco apartment blocks located just within district 1. The tour concluded with good street snacks, lunch in a chic Vietnamese restaurant.
This is the perfect tour if you want to learn more about this exploding phenomenon, or if you simply would like to see for yourself the very best street art Saigon has to offer.