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Street Art Guided Tour in Madrid

  • Take a trip behind the scenes (and walls) of Madrid's thriving street art scene
  • Visit La Neomudéjar, a one-time power plant that today hosts work from street artists around the world
  • Explore La Tabacalera, a 19th-century warehouse that showcases a range of art exhibitions and artistic performance
Street Art Guided Tour in Madrid
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Street Art Guided Tour in Madrid
From USD 28.98
Get a dose of Madrid’s ‘bleeding edge’ street art culture during this 3-hour investigation of the city’s diverse urban art scene. Discover murals in graffiti hotspots like ‘La Neomudéjar,’ located behind Madrid’s Atocha train station, ‘La Tabacalera,’ a former tobacco warehouse that today hosts a variety street murals, and ‘Campo de Cebada,’ a hybrid public space and community art project.
What to Expect
Begin your street-art themed exploration of Madrid from a location in the city center in either the morning or afternoon. Join your guide as you begin your excursion by heading to La Neomudéjar, located just a 5-minute walk from the trip starting point.
As you walk, pass by the ‘big-headed babies’ monument in front of Atocha train station as you walk past avante garde art center that now resides in the transport hub’s Mediodía metro station. The center is known for hosting a variety of photographic exhibits and gallery shows.
Continue your street art adventure by wandering around La Neomudéjar, a one-time power plant that used to help power the train station back in the 19th century. Today, a range of national and international artists like Himen, Ze Carrión, and Laguna626 have reclaimed the space. Many of the artists use their work to protest against Spanish article 626, a law which tries to penalize graffiti creators.
Proceed from La Neomudéjar to your second stop at La Tabacalera, a former warehouse used in the 19th century by over 1,000 workers to chop, shred and roll tobacco products. Today, La Tabacalera hosts a performance space, used by Madrid creatives to showcase dancing, singing and painting exhibitions. You’ll also take a trip down to La Tabacalera’s basement, where hundreds of street art projects and stencils line its walls.
Finish your trip by heading to ‘Campo de Cebada,’ (The Barley Field) a combination public gathering space and community art project. It owes its origins to Spain’s ’15-M Movement,’ during which the country’s citizens recaptured public streets and squares for communal use. While Campo de Cebada was once the home for a swimming pool, today local associations have reorganized the space into a gathering place for local residents to watch movies in the summer, listen to music or plant vegetables in a collective garden.
You’ll finish your tour at Campo de Cebada.
Reviews (41)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice tour or the Street Art

Javier was a lovely guy who showed us around the local art. After street art tours in other major cities we were not overly impressed with the art - a bit pedestrian and not particularly innovative. We did see some interesting art away from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thethreeboys
Reviewed 23 November 2018
Awesome and Interesting Tour

This was a fantastic tour that offered a glimpse of the real Madrid through the eyes of the locals. Not only does the tour get you out of the polished tourists areas in a fun safe manner, it also provides a glimpse of the Madrid...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank crannytravel
Reviewed 4 November 2018
Great exploration of the street art culture in Madrid

I found this tour amazing. Our guide knew so much about the current street artists, the art, and the political and historical contexts of it all. It was a fascinating way to do a walking tour and really gives great insight into local people and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janetv15
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Street Art Tour

Javier the guide is passionate and full of wonderful stories around the diverse and thought provoking street art of Lavapies. A truly inspiring tour. Recommend 100%. Muchas gracias Javier!!’

Thank Robino77
Reviewed 3 October 2018
Another way to experience Madrid

I did the tour with Javier and really loved it. Got to see things that I wouldn´t have seen otherwise. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about Street Art and I enjoyed very much that he showed us different kind of Street Art and not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TinaPLarsen
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