Private Downtown Los Angeles Graffiti & Mural Walking Tour In Arts District_333111


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Private Downtown Los Angeles Graffiti & Mural Walking Tour In Arts District

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time-raw2 hours
Very Easy
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Friendly Local Guides

Embark on a 2-hour exploration tour of Los Angeles street art scenes. Learn about the history of the neighborhoods from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy seeing fascinating murals displayed on the walls of landmark buildings. Take this chance to learn about the culture of the locals as well as the street art tradition that is creatively displayed on the streets.

What to expect?


Stop At: Art District, Los Angeles, California

  • Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.

  • This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you at Groundwork Coffee in the arts district and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.

  • 10.00am, meet your private local guide at Groundwork Coffeeshop where you’ll start your graffiti adventure. Take a chance to taste some unique coffee served with butter and coconut oil (if you fancy) before you start the tour.

  • See a lot of graffiti art on tour and check out art galleries in between graffiti, if you wish.

Pass By: Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, California

  • Stroll down the streets and get an art fix at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel, the extraordinary art gallery offering interesting art installations. Learn about the rich history of the building which once used to be an old flour mill, check interesting art books for souvenirs in the adjacent bookstore, and admire beautiful garden and outdoor spaces.

Stop At: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, California

  • 11.00am During your walk you’ll also visit world-class art galleries like LA’s Art Share, creative center and the city’s largest private art warehouse, as well as walk by the Alchemy Works and Jason Vass galleries. Check out the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, home to temporary exhibits showcasing the breathtaking examples of progressive architecture in LA (optional, at your own expense).

  • Take a short stop at the corner of Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, one of America’s hot spots for street art and feast your eyes at works from Shepard Fairey, JR, How and Nosm and many other artists. Head to adjacent The American Hotel, a century-old residential guest house, and get impressed by its murals. Learn about the creation of the famous “Abuelita” (the Grandmother), the portrait of a Navajo weaver, and “Cream of the Crop” cartoon painting. Get a chance to discover more impressive artworks during your exciting journey and do not forget to snap a photo in front of the famous “angel wings” fresco.

Pass By: Art District, Los Angeles, California

  • 12.00pm Finish the tour at trendy Urth Cafe in the heart of Arts District, which serves extensive American menu with patio seating. Your guide will recommend you the best places to enjoy the rest of your day in Los Angeles.

Stop At: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California

  • 12.00pm-1.00pm Or else opt for a 3-hour tour to cover Little Tokyo too.

Stop At: Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California

  • See Home is Little Tokyo Mural, admire impressive exteriors of Koyasan Buddhist Temple and amble through Japanese Village Plaza.

Pass By: Go For Broke NEC, Los Angeles, California

  • Finish at Go For Broke Monument and Japanese American National Museum.

Pass By: Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California

  • Finish at Go For Broke Monument and Japanese American National Museum.

What is included?

  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for a photoshoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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