Hosier Lane

Top choice public art in City Centre

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Melbourne's most celebrated laneway for street art, Hosier Lane's cobbled length draws camera-wielding crowds and wannabe Instagram models, posing in front of and snapping edgy graffiti, stencils and art installations (watch them from the comfort of the window seats at Bar Tini). Subject matter runs to the mostly political and countercultural, spiced with irreverent humour. Be sure to see Rutledge Lane, which horseshoes around Hosier, too.