Sometimes it is really difficult to see the difference between graffities and murals. But basically, murals are painted and graffities are sprayed. However, artists often make use of both types in one masterpiece. Furthermore, the local government has been actively involved in the “Medellín is painted for life” project, in which local artists are employed to paint murals that depict serious and political to fun and satirical topics. Most murals can be found in Comuna 13 which is located in the neighborhood San Javier. If you would like to understand the deeper meaning of the murals in Comuna 13, you should definitely book a guided tour.