San Diego, CA

A Guide to Murals in San Diego

Jessica Ufuoma

Murals have gotten really popular for some time now and for good reasons - they are fun, colorful and just so cool. You can find a spectrum of them that fit every personality. If you live in San Diego, you're in luck as there are many murals around town to keep you engaged and entertained. And if you love Instagram and want to take some impressive, fun photos for your feed, then this list will help you find some of the best murals in town.

1.) North Park murals

First on this list is North Park. This place is chuck full of amazing murals by talented local artists. You'll need to spend sometime exploring the area to get a full grasp of the awesomeness of this place and fully appreciate the work of the artists that put it all together. If you're a mural lover, then this is one of the best places to experience it in San Diego.

Address: 3092 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
Artist: Johnny (@johnnysart)North Park Main Street

2.) Frida at Artelexia

Frida at Artelexia is a Mexican gift shop that delivers jewelry, art and craft that's artisan and handmade. There's also weekly craft classes for those who are interested in learning. However, arguably, the star of the show is the beautiful mural in the shop - eye-catching gorgeous! This retail shop is vibrant and beautiful and is perfect for those who love Mexican items and maybe want to get souvenirs and cute gifts for their family and friends.

Address: 3803 Ray St, San Diego, CA 92104, United States

Frida by Artelexia

3.) Greetings from San Diego

This list would be incomplete without mentioning the Greetings from San Diego mural. This is perfect for tourists just visiting the city and wanting a shot to announce their arrival in the city, or residents who want to rep San Diego, or just anyone who likes to see nice things.

Address: 4223 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

4.) Puesto Tacos Restaurant Mural

Come for the tacos, stay for the mural. This is a well-designed Mexican restaurant in La Jolla and you get the best of both worlds - design and taste. The food is great and authentic but you'll also get to enjoy the mural display which is often in full view. Puesto Tacos is one of the best places to enjoy Mexican tacos in San Diego - you can enjoy seeing some murals while at it.

Address: 789 W Harbor Dr Suite 155, San Diego, CA 92101

5.) Favorite Color Murals

Located in La Jolla, this is one of the best mural spots in San Diego and arguably the most colorful one yet. This mural takes the form of a colored tile and it's just a delight to see. Of course, it is also a popular spot for Instagrammers who want to brighten their feed with the color explosion and make all their followers green with envy. If you're in the San Diego area, definitely check Favorite Color Murals out. It's so worth it.

Address: 7596 Eads Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States
The San Diego Union- Tribune

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