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They're waiting, there on the street, anxious to be found. They seek to impact, distract or invite reflection. They lend life to forgotten nooks and crannies, transforming once-undesirable urban spaces into invaluable components of a provocative cityscape. They're works of art you could find in a museum; however they're not signed by Picasso and Velázquez but by artists with names such as Suso 33, Muelle, Borondo, Spy, Okuda and Jonipunto – giants of Madrid street art whose work is on par with urban artists the world over. When you're out exploring Madrid, be sure to keep your eyes open to spot our favourite works of graffiti and street art, or make a day of it and visit them all with the map below. And bonus: you won't have to pay a cent to admire them.