Photo Diary – Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, one of the things I loved about Melbourne is how it lives and breathes culture and art. You only have to take a stroll around the CBD to come across dozens of street murals bringing life and colour to this already eclectic city. The local government recognises the importance of street art in contributing to a vibrant culture and so allow certain designated areas for artists to paint.

New artwork pops up all the time but here are some of my favourites that I managed to get a glimpse of….

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne


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Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne
Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne

Photo Diary - Awesome Street Art in Melbourne


To see some of Melbourne’s best street art, head to the following locations:

  • AC/DC Lane and Duckboard Place
  • Hosier and Rutledge lanes
  • Centre Place
  • Flinders Court
  • Union Lane
  • Presgrave Place
  • Russell Place
  • Croft Alley
  • Stevenson and Tattersalls lanes
  • Drewery and Sniders lanes
  • Caledonian Lane
  • Corner 361 Little Bourke Street and Rankins Lane
  • Finlay Lane
  • Behind corner of Queen and Franklin streets
  • Blender Lane

To view a street map of where to find these locations, visit the website www.thatsmelbourne.com.au

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Katie Featherstone
    October 6, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    These are gorgeous!

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      Nikki
      October 6, 2015 at 8:23 pm

      Thanks 🙂

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    caseymbrown4
    October 7, 2015 at 4:22 am

    Reblogged this on GUM: Growing Up Millennial.

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    Fiona
    October 7, 2015 at 7:42 am

    Fantastic! It all gets painted over again so quickly…wonderful that you have captured these images.

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    Daphne
    October 7, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    Love, love, love these photos probably because I love street art! And I think it’s so cool that the local government encourages it, too.

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    sofiewilkinson
    October 14, 2015 at 8:02 pm

    There is some incredible art work around Melbourne! But Sydney will always be my fav of the two ????

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    Pernnille Oberg
    November 4, 2015 at 8:41 pm

    Lovely post! I just love street art and this is such a wonderful display!

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    Nathan @ TheTRVLBlog
    November 27, 2016 at 11:06 am

    I love Melbourne. I could literally spend days wandering around the city looking at the street art. It’s literally everywhere!

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