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Top 7 Cities in the World for Graffiti

According to Instagram and Bombing Science

· Fun,Lists,Culture,Instagram

Our friends over at Bombing Science conducted research on Instagram and found the top 99 cities in the world for graffiti. Today we'll take a look at the top 7 cities.

Coming in as the number one city for graffiti worldwide is New York City.

Graffiti in New York.  Credit goes to: juliayubaba and keydetail on IG.

Fun fact about NYC: It is a misdemeanor to fart in NYC churches.

New York is filled with colorful people but whoever set forth the motion of charging people with misdemeanors for farting is a party pooper.

Coming in as the number two city for graffiti worldwide is London.

Graffiti in London.  Credit goes to @watchfuld on IG.

Fun fact about London: Voltaire, Edgar Allen Poe, Ho Chi Minh, Mahatma Gandhi, Vincent Van Gogh, Sigmund Freud, and Hiter's older half-brother all lived in London for a time - what a city to have hosted such a cast and ensemble!

Coming in as the number three city for graffiti worldwide is Paris.

Graffiti in Paris.  Credit: @insta.sara.hld on IG.

Fun fact about Paris: There are ten Statues of Liberty in France, five of which are in Paris.

No wonder the French gifted America "a" Statue of Liberty - they had excess :D

Coming in as the number four city for graffiti worldwide is São Paulo.

Graffiti in Sao Paulo.  Credit goes to surianiart on IG.

Fun fact about São Paulo: The Japanese community of São Paulo is the largest settlement of Japanese outside of Japan.

^^Wonder what the story is there.

Coming in as the number five city for graffiti worldwide is Berlin.

Graffiti in Berlin. Credit: kir5che

Fun fact about Berlin: Graffiti costs the city €35 million.

Why not let it happen; everyone can enjoy. If one can't beat them might as well join them.

Coming in as the number six city for graffiti worldwide is Los Angeles.

Graffiti in Los Angeles. Credit goes to oscaramora89

Fun fact about LA: How did the film industry end up in LA? To get away from Thomas Edison. Edison—who lived in New Jersey—held most of the country’s film patents. Filmmakers fled westward to avoid Edison’s intellectual property claims.

Wow, Edison had a hand in what seems like everything!

Coming in as the number seven city for graffiti worldwide is Bogota.

Graffiti in Bogota. Credit: stinkfishstink

Fun fact about Bogotá: As one of the largest coffee producers in the world, you’re never too far from a delicious freshly brewed coffee in Bogotá!

While Bogotá used to be the epicenter of the drug trade - it has now become a very vibrant and colorful city where street artists go to leave murals.

What city do you think has the best graffiti?

Let us know in the comments below, or by emailing it to us humins@stickerrs.com.

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