Hosier Lane, an iconic laneway in Melbourne’s CBD is an epicentre of art, streetwear, design and culture. Covered in sprawling street art from some of the world’s best artists, there is something magical about this humble lane that brings in tourists not just from interstate, but from international destinations as well.
Walk down the famous bluestone laneway and admire the street art that has made the Melbourne urban art scene known across the globe. Take in the dizzying array of colours, characters and shapes created by local and international artists alike. Pick out everything from stencils and paste-ups to murals and installations. Take a wander on your own or join one of the popular walking tours to get some background on the artists and their work.
The home of one of Australia’s leading streetwear retailers Culture Kings, the laneway is also home to a variety of hip-hop murals that they have commissioned from local artists to add to the vibrant nature of the laneway. Sicne their oSinceg in late 2017, the laneway has thrived with a more street-based culture, attracting some of the world’s best artists and tastemakers such as Ed Sheeran, Daniel Ricciardo, A$AP Rocky, Aminé, Kehlani and more.
We strongly recommend visiting Hosier Lane to have the complete cultural experience Melbourne has to offer.