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Explore Manchester’s Best Street Art With This Helpful Location App

By Laura Rogan February 14, 2020

Taking a tour of Manchester’s incredible street art just got a whole lot easier.

Thanks to new app Street Art Cities, city explorers can officially discover all of Manchester’s cool and quirky graffiti and murals – with the locations of each right at their fingertips.

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BREAKING NEWS! If your wondering where to find those street art beauties you see passing your Instagram feed, look no further cause we just released Manchester in our app. The 'most instagrammed' city in the North joins the ranks of New York, Paris, Berlin, Melbourne and many others in the free Street Art Cities app Download it, charge your battery and go hunting📸 Too bad you can' t find this Arya Stark anymore, but you can find more art by @akse_p19 , @jaysharplesart , @nomad.clan , @thehammo and more thanx to our local hunters. @d7606 @clackman_pics @urbanartistry.co.uk @myculturedetox _______________________________________________ 〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️ 📲📲📲 our APP to explore Manchester through street art, 100+ locations to discover or check our website to 🧐 the best murals in the 🌍 580+ cities active and counting… 〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️ _____________________________________________ #love #instadaily #cool #streetart #streetartistry #streetarteverywhere #streetartofficial #streetartnews #streetartdaily #urbanphotography #urbanart #mural #murales #muralart #repost #arteurbano #arteurbain #streetartphotography #arteurbana #graffitiart #grafite #mcr #manchester #manchestergram #northernquarter #northernquartermanchester #manchesterstreetart

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Guests and residents of the city often take to Instagram to share the latest murals they’ve uncovered, with Akse’s, in particular, being a real highlight for city dwellers. From Prince to Arya Stark – there’s no denying we’ve had some absolute gems in recent years!

The app uses Google Maps and Apple Maps to direct users, making it super simple to locate the pieces you want to see the most.

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@dale_grimshaw 's wall for @citiesofhope remains a beacon in MCR's Northern Quarter. But there's more to explore, and now you can use our universal Street Art Cities to assist you. Great shot by one our hunters @clackman_pics _______________________________________________ 〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️ 📲📲📲 our APP to explore Manchester through street art, 100+ locations to discover or check our website to 🧐 the best murals in the 🌍 580+ cities active and counting… Including 20 other British cities 〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️〰️ _____________________________________________ #love #instadaily #cool #streetart #streetartistry #streetarteverywhere #streetartofficial #streetartnews #streetartdaily #urbanphotography #urbanart #mural #murales #muralart #repost #arteurbano #arteurbain #streetartphotography #arteurbana #graffitiart #grafite #mcr #manchester #manchestergram #northernquarter #northernquartermanchester #manchesterstreetart

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Popular hotspots include Outhouse MCR at Stevenson Square, Tib Street and Back Piccadilly, where artists Akse and C215 regularly share their spray paint masterpieces.

Not only is the app available to use in Manchester, but around the world in 79 countries across the globe, too. The app is the perfect guide for keen photographers and travellers, “connecting passionate street art hunters all over the world to document art in every city.”

Find out more about the app here.