Hong Kong: Street Art Experience

Hong Kong: Street Art Experience
Cultural & Theme Tours > Literary, Art & Music Tours > Street Art Tours
$87.02
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Hong Kong’s art scene is exploding, and its artists and galleries are gaining renowned international reputations - but did you know that the city’s streets are being turned into galleries too? Discover Hong Kong’s creative side on a private and personalised experience as you explore unique neighbourhoods in the city and immerse yourself in their constantly evolving street art culture with a Local Host!

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host and discover Hong Kong’s exploding street art scene on a totally personalised and flexible itinerary. Weave your way through the neighbourhoods on the mainland and Hong Kong Island where incredible murals, colourful paste ups, bold stencils and artists’ tags are being created. 

Learn about internationally renowned street artists who are coming to Hong Kong to contribute their pieces to the streets, and hear the unique stories behind each one. From commissioned pieces worth $200 million to the provocative political works of emerging HK artists, caricatures to fine art, you’ll be amazed by the diversity and talent of Hong Kong’s street artists!

You could begin your experience in Mong Kok, a unique local neighbourhood with a rich history, and weave your way through the colonial era streets to discover colourful murals and hidden gems. Snap photos of its famous works like the vividly painted stairs of Public Square Street and see what’s new on Mong Kok’s Hall of Fame, an alleyway where established and new talent regularly come to paint over existing works with pieces of their own - no two visits here will ever look the same! 

Next, you could head to Hong Kong Island to explore SoHo and and Central district. These areas are becoming known for their street art, where masterpieces by world famous street artists are hidden down backstreets and whole buildings are transformed into riots of colour. 

As well as seeing the city’s continuously evolving art for yourself, you’ll also be able learn about the city’s emerging street art culture from your Local Host and hear the fascinating stories behind each piece, discovering hidden gems, info and stories that only locals know!


What to expect

* Join a like-minded Local Host and discover Hong Kong’s street art scene, which is gaining an international reputation 
* Explore the Mong Kok neighbourhood as well as Central and SoHo districts on HK Island 
* Hear the unique and fascinating stories behind each work of art 
* Discover true hidden gems that you’s probably never find without the help of your Local Host! 
* See the city’s most famous commissioned pieces as well as streets where the works and constantly evolving 
* Discover the city’s home grown talent as well as seeing pieces by internationally famous artists 
* Get recommendations from your Local Host for other neighbourhoods in the city which are rich with street art to explore 

Hong Kong’s art scene is exploding, and its artists and galleries are gaining renowned international reputations - but did you know that the city’s streets are being turned into galleries too? Discover Hong Kong’s creative side on a private and personalised experience as you explore unique neighbourhoods in the city and immerse yourself in their constantly evolving street art culture with a Local Host!