Graffiti art is one of the key components to urban culture, whether you consider yourself a pro skater in the making or a street-smart hip-hop head. Its origins trace back well into the days of ancient Egypt—back when it was still referred to as “graffito.” While some consider graffiti to be vandalism, true art aficionados know its significance exists on a worldwide basis in the art scene.
To show our respect for the craft, we’re showing you some of the illest spots where graffiti prospers across the globe. From the backstreets of Melbourne to the infamous Pit in Venice Beach, take a look at our favorite spots for tag-ups, wall murals and all-around quality bombing. Read through the entire list before you go booking a flight though.Click to start the list