Dubai is glittering with luxury high rises, gold souks, luxury malls, diversity, and many famous art-galleries. But not only art-galleries, exhibitions, festivals are popping in Dubai city but Dubai Municipality is gearing with many colorful themes to paint the town in vibrant hues. They are now focusing on creating permanent colorful murals on buildings, corners, under the bridges, staircases, public places, parking areas which makes Dubai more interesting. These permanent colorful artforms comprise of traditional & cultural art, contemporary art, geometric & 3D art, and even sculptures too. So now whenever in future you are visiting Dubai then look out for vibrant art forms on some walls or corners. I bet, you will find a perfect Instagrammable spot with these art forms. Read this post for Guide to Dubai Street art with some of my favorite locations.
Top Places to see Dubai Street Art | Guide to Dubai Street Art
LOCATION – JBR WALK | Street Art Dubai
GIRAFFES POPPING OUT AROUND YOU – When you descend the staircase from Sadaf(Jumeirah Beach Residences) to JBR The Walk then suddenly you will encounter two huge giraffes popping out and you will feel like standing in a zoo or national park. Children and even adults love to take funny shots with them like feeding them or patting them. They look very realistic.
PERSIAN GEOMETRIC ART – An Islamic art pattern with vibrant turquoise color shades lies in the hidden street just behind the most popular JBR The walk. It lies behind the Bahar Block near round-about of Roxy Cinemas.
A SEA OF HORSES – It is located on the huge movie styled or palatial styled staircase descending from Rimal (JBR) to JBR the Walk. You will see colorful horses galloping an ocean which represents Dubai’s famous Horse race held every year by the Dubai World Cup.
VIEW FROM SUBMARINE – As the stretch of JBR Walk is on the beach this theme very well co-ordinates with the surroundings.
TWO DOLLS – Located on the staircase of Bahar block. Children love to take pictures with them and from some angles, they appear to be 3D also.
GIRL ON A SWING – Girl on a swing with a Mediterranean background in the painting over the stairways of Rimal block to JBR The Walk.
LOCATION – LA MER BEACH | Street Art Dubai
An eclectic beach front of Dubai which is also a paradise for art lovers as you can see a riot of vibrant colors at all places here. The entire walls of this area including shops, restaurants, washrooms, Parking slots are adorned with huge trendy murals. La Mer is the best place in Dubai to find your favorite art on walls.
LOCATION – AL FAHIDI HISTORICAL AREA |Street Art Dubai
Al Fahidi area is very famous for ancient style Islamic art and culture. Here you can see many traditional and national art forms on the walls of the building.
LOCATION – CITY WALK | Street Art Dubai
Here you can find Dubai’s most famous Instagrammable art – I Love Dxb painting. This is is an upscale shopping district of Dubai but also a great place to watch lovely street art on the external walls of shops and buildings.
LOCATION – EXTERNAL WALLS OF DUBAI OUTLET MALL | Street Art Dubai
In the parking area, the external walls of the mall are covered with colorful paintings by upcoming local artists.
LOCATION – D3 | Street Art Dubai
Dubai’s popular commercial art and architecture district where you will find many art and sculpture installations.
As you have there are many different unique locations in Dubai with lots of attractions and therefore you must be confused about where to stay in Dubai? So read this perfect guide on which area to stay in Dubai. Nowadays Dubai is getting a colorful twist which showcases many local and renowned talent from all over the world. There are many more places where you will find huge and interesting mural art on the walls. I always try to explore the colorful and offbeat locations in this vibrant city. If you find something very colorful or quirky in Dubai, do let me know in comments. Experience Dubai Withlocals and enjoy the luxuries, adventures, culture, beaches, desert in this fastest growing city in the world. If you are in Dubai then enjoy the vibrant food scene here as you can find diverse cuisines from all over the world. Or check out famous Indian restaurants in Dubai and if you love beaches then go for stunning beaches of Dubai. Even you can go for a one day trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai or witness the ancient sites of Iron age in Mleiha.
So, until then KEEP TRAVELING……………… KEEP EXPLORING……………………………………………………
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