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Balmy Alley Murals

Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
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“street art” (15 reviews)
“precita eyes” (10 reviews)
Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
Mission District
Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning my trip to San Francisco, I had this on my list of things to do. With time running short I forgot about Balmy Alley and prioritized other sites, however our group happened past it. I was shocked this is a site people are...More

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Sure this street art might be Latino inspired. You’re in the Mission District! Much safer feeling than Shannon Street with more murals. A quick stroll to let your burrito digest before you order more food somewhere else.

Thank TravelinTeresa84
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is an unique place to visit and I am glad my friend brought me here. The regularly changing street art is fascinating and very nicely done. Most topics are about the community and its struggles. Inspiring.

Thank mebneter
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The murals are mostly Spanish a d Latino influenced. Quite tacky. I would not classify them as street art. I was very disappointed to realise that only this short street had all the hype but it did not deliver. There were better ones especially not...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Taking a Balmy Alley Mural Walk guided tour with Patricia Rose of the Precita Eyes Home Studio in the heart of the Mission district is well worth your time! Patricia, who is a talented mural artist herself is not only knowledgeable but above all very...More

Thank Gina v
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Spend an afternoon in the Mission and checked out Balmy alley Murals. The work is just fantastic and if you take time to understand the meaning it all makes sense. Very short alley though.

Thank lunamare62
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful alley full with local street art murals located in the Mission District. Bright, eclectic mix of colors and subject matter. Great for photos. Highly recommended.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This Alley is short but has art all the way down. Make sure you look down other alleys as there are a lot artwork too. Make the trip to the mission district worth your wild. Check out Lilac and Cyrpess St between 24th and 25th...More

Thank Amber C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It is worthy to take 30 mins and visit this Alley. Beautiful drawings and messages, take some time and enjoy it! :)

Thank Angel D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Balmy Alley was founded as a mural art destination in 1972. Since then, an evolving display of murals adorns almost every garage and doorway. An active street, still people stroll the alley enjoying the murals, or take guided mural tours starting at Precita Eyes Mural...More

Thank Brooke O
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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