We have compiled a list of top 10 murals for photography

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San Antonio San Antonio is more commonly known as the mural city.

Often colorful artworks adorn the walls of the entire city.

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Most are notable, but there are some that stand out from others as ideal backgrounds for selfies.

The chimpanzees on both the back and on the pillars are part of the work of art that brings to life the St. Mary’s Strip. (KSAT 12 News)

Below is a list of the top 10 photo spots.

10: The mural of “Greetings from San Antonio”. Located on the side wall of Back Unturned Brewing Company at 516 Brooklyn Avenue north of downtown. The mural looks like a giant postcard and is perfect for sending photos to friends out on the town.

9. Serena’s mural. It is located on one of the side walls of the Alamo Candy Company at 1149 W. Hildebrand. Without a picture of the late superstar, the list would not be complete. There are many iconic singer murals in the city, but they are highly regarded because of their easy accessibility. There is a parking lot on the side of the road, so you can take pictures in a place that doesn’t interfere with traffic.


8. Mural painting by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The painting of the late citizenship leader, located on the front wall of the Greater Faith Institutional Church, is the backdrop for many selfies, notably taken on the annual King’s Day. Day March. .. Located at 3514 Martin Luther Drive, it features the image of a king speaking in front of a crowd.

7. Nipsey Hussle murals. The late rapper has been immortalized in a painting on the side of a wall near 800 Block Seven-Eleven on Saint-Pedro Avenue. The murals painted by local artist Corten Valentine are attracting the attention of people around the world.

6. Cardi B Mural. Also famous is Cardi B, the bad hip-hop girl who occupies the wall panel right next to the Nipsey Hussle mural. This is a mural painting. It has undergone some changes since the first installation. The original painting featured a Qadi, sticking out his tongue in his famous pose. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the mural was later updated. Cardi is now wearing a white face mask.


5. Manu Ginobili Mural Painting. Paintings from the San Antonio Spurs occupy several real estate properties in the city. Frankie Diablos, one of the murals on the side wall of the former bar, depicts Manu Ginobili, one of the team’s most famous members. The 1301 Roosevelt mural is a tribute to the retired basketball star for many years of service to the city. The building is currently occupied by a church.

Everything from graffiti-style writing to cartoon characters adorns the walls near Hofgen and Carolina Streets. (KSAT 12 News)

4. Hofgen Outdoor Gallery. Selfie enthusiasts are choosing some wall panels near the intersection of Hofgen and Carolina streets. Everything from cartoon characters to graffiti-style lettering, one of the city’s most colorful photo backgrounds.

3. Essex Modern City. Right in front of the railway tracks in the Hofgen Gallery is another collection of murals known as Essex Modern City. The 51 Essex Street space was originally planned for building apartments and businesses. However, the plan is stalled while the owner of the property adjacent to the railroad tracks is trying to end a noisy agreement with the city of San Antonio. Meanwhile, artists were allowed to showcase their talents on a series of independent walls.


Paintings adorn the pillars under the overpass on Interstate 35 near St. Mary Street. (KSAT 12 News)

2. I-35 Bridge. What used to be an empty support beam is now adorned with many paintings. These aren’t technically walls, but artworks larger than the real thing are still just a list of their photogenic qualities. People take pictures from afar and spend time under the bridge near Interstate 35 and North St. Mary Street.

1. St. Mary’s Strip. The number of murals along this road between Interstate 35 and Woodlawn Avenue can only be consumed by the number of bars. The area is known for its evening party life, but some days the murals are garnering a lot of attention.

Please let us know if you have any favorite murals in the photo. We may use your suggestions in future stories.

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