San Antono,Texas is known for many cultural sites that you can easily visit when exploring the city. You can visit the San Antonio missions – including the Alamo – which are UNESCO World Heritage site, the Riverwalk, and Hemisphere Tower which was the site of the World’s Fair in 1968. In addition to the cultural sites, San Antonio is also quickly becoming known for its street art and boasts as having the Largest Outdoor Gallery In Texas. People from all over the world visit San Antonio and before they leave, they take a pic of the most Instagrammable murals in San Antonio.
Before diving right into these highly sought after murals, know that all these murals can be easily seen when you book a Mural Ride Tour. A Mural Ride offers several bike tours that take you to see over 20 different murals throughout the San Antonio downtown area. By booking a Mural Ride you can easily see the most Instagrammable murals and ensure that you go home with the best selfie.
You Belong Here Mural San Antonio – Ruben Rojas – Essex Modern City
The You Belong Here mural has everything that makes the perfect Instagram pic. It has a positive message and colors that pop off the screen. It gives anyone reading or seeing it FOMO. Speaking of positive message, while at the You Belong Here mural you can also see Ruben’s iconic “love” installation. These pieces can be found at 51 Essex Street, San Antonio, Texas 78210. To see more of Ruben’s murals give him a follow on Instagram at @rubenrojas
Picture by: Danomite_SATX
San Antonio Spurs Murals – Los Otros Murals – Rudy’s Seafood
The San Antonio Spurs are the only professional team from the big four – NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, in the city. A few artists in the city have shown their love for the Spurs by immortalizing the players on various walls. The most recognizable Spurs Murals were created by the artistic duo known as Los Otros. Nik Soupe and Shek Vega make up the muralist group called Los Otros. You can find Los Otros’s Spurs murals all over the downtown area. The biggest gathering of their murals can be found at a loved local seafood spot – Rudy’s Seafood. Here you see Spurs players – past and present such as retired Spurs players like Timmy, Manu, TP and current Spurs Derrick White, Dejounte Murray and Lonnie Walker.
Here is another San Antonio Spurs Mural by Ric-Rons Taco House:
Cardi B Mural – Hispanic Elvis Mural – Colton Valentine – 7 eleven
You want to see the Cardi B Mural?…OKURR, plenty of Mural Ride guests snagged a pic before it was painted over. Mural hunters will be sad to know that the artist, Colton Valentine, recently replaced the mural with Hispanic Elvis. Who is Hispanic Elvis? Not only is he a downtown San Antonio icon, he’s San Antonio’s version of Times Square’s Naked Cowboy. He has an iconic personality and adds a little bit of flavor to the Market Square area. Stay tuned for more details about Hispanic Elvis.
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How does San Antonio have The Largest Outdoor Gallery in Texas? That’s all due to the hard working non-profit organization, San Antonio Street Art Initiative (SASAI). SASAI are advocates for San Antonio artists and help artists further their career while beautifying San Antonio. Continue reading to learn more about Bike Riding – All Things San Antonio Street Art Initiative.