If you want to catch the urban atmosphere of a new place, there is no better way, than roaming the streets and its neighborhoods.
Although Prague is an artsy metropole, it can still take quite some time to discover interesting pieces of street art. This city is not as flooded with street art as other big cities like Berlin or Lisbon. However, if you put a little effort in your search, you will be rewarded by marvelous examples of urban arts.
This article provides a splendid collection of the most beautiful and notorius street art around Prague. As we still live here, we made it our goal to update this list whenever we spot a new baby. We hope you enjoy the photos and get the chance to follow our footage. In case you came across something which is not covered here, we would be happy if you leave us a photo and location in the comments.
Enjoy the ride through Prague’s street art scene!
Smíchovské nádraží – A Hotspot for Street art
Can you imagine a better playground for street artists than train stations?
If you’re looking for a vivid train station, you can’t go past Smíchovské nádraží without noticing the numerous artworks scattered around this area.
Big Brother is watching you
Spaceships in the shape of human heads and monstrous eyes symbolize the prevailing surveillance in our society endangering our fundamental privacy rights.
Golden autumn days
This is a brand new piece from 2018 which now fills a former blank wall at the entrance of Kampa Park by the water side. Fitting the season in which it was made, it shows a natural landscape in autumn with a couple cuddling up under an umbrella.
The other part of the wall painting captures the face of a girl sheltered by an umbrella.
Concrete and nature interplay
Tiger vs. Pinkman
Probably the most stunning footprint of urban artistry is composed on the building of an abandoned train station. It consists of three pieces designed by three different artists, whereas the message reflects similar criticism of society.
1. Criticism of prostitution and human trafficking
Women with naked bodies are offering sexual services to men who pay them.
2. Criticism of accelerated technological progress leading to mass consumption and pollution
In a world of permanent change, there is no need to fix things as long as they can be replaced with no consideration if it’s a machine or a human being.
3. Criticism of media and internet, empowering the stupefaction of the people
Society killed the teenager by Pasta Oner
Take some time to inspect the vibrant system critical statements and pay attention to the many details adding value to your own interpretation.
Out of space
It’s a long walk from one end of the wall to the other, but you won’t feel it in your legs because your attention will be caught by the thoughtful messages of the artists, who transformed the Argentinská Wall into a visual zoo.
Kissing under the Charles Bridge
Historical Pepsi Billboard
Remember who you are?
Graffity Park Těšnov
Elephant color splash
This shot was captured on a house in Bubeneč in 2017.
In 2018, we passed by the same house and were amazed about the transformation. We don’t know if it was done by the same artist or someone else took the opportunity to send the elephant to space.
Flying cardboard men