Street Art in Phnom Penh

Street Art in Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (B)

Street Art in Phnom Penh Cambodia? Not the usual place to search for murals but wherever we travel, I always look for Street Art. 

Admittedly to say there is a “Street Art Scene” brimming with insta-worthy Urban Art would be a stretch too far, however there is at least one street where you can find some pretty murals. Street 93 in the Boeung Kak Area known by many as “Lakeside”, is where you will find a collection of walls painted to brighten up a once derelict area. But for now, until more murals are painted, let me show you what we uncovered when looking for street art in Phnom Penh.

Where most cities around the world are wising up to the Street Art scene, Cambodia isn’t. Attractive murals are whitewashed over as quickly as they appear, but there is hope with the annual Cambodian Urban Art Festival which takes place every December. Some restaurants, bars and hotels are recruiting artists to brighten up their drab walls, giving a touch of colour to an otherwise dull section of whitewashing. In the future, hopefully Phnom Penh will see more shifts in attitude towards Cambodia’s art scene. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Street Art in Phnom Penh
Guide Location: Cambodia » Phnom Penh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Angie Briggs
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Street 93
  • Street 240
  • Dib Club
  • Canadian International School
  • The Mansion
  • SLA Boutique Hostel