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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” (12 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
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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 9 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 24 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
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

You can easily just walk through taking photos of the artwork and be impressed by the artistic merit of the murals. But take time to look at the stories behind the murals. Some are quite poignant reminders of the tough history of Latinos. I enjoyed...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

There is lots of street art in San Francisco, some that is more creative than the art here, in my opinion. However, if you enjoy street art, this is a must see. Some say the neighborhood is sketchy but I've been through MUCH worse.

Thank ThruDaLookingGlass
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Another stop along our tour, and it was lovely. He told us to hide our badges before we went down the alley for whatever the reason. Considering some of the "characters" down that alley, perhaps that was the reason. The paintings are really amazing if...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful street in the 24 th street, with many original walk paintings Need to be seen and known by tourists

Thank corinnecohen92
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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