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Metelkova, Ljubljana

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See another side of Slovenia's capital in one of the alternative clubs of Metelkova. Often compared to Copenhagen's Kristiania, Metelkova is a self-declared "autonomous culture zone" occupying former military barracks painted with street art. Its seven buildings include a hostel set in a former prison, several clubs and live music venues, artist studios, art galleries, and the only women's center in the country. This city-within-a-city hosts numerous social and cultural events and is home to several community clubs for gays and lesbians, as well as for people with disabilities. Work out when and for how long to visit Metelkova and other Ljubljana attractions using our handy Ljubljana itinerary planner.
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  • I'm not the kind to get easily spooked. But this place is just creepy. Felt immediately unsafe and unwelcome, barely took 10 seconds to look at the art and left, under the eyes of the few visibly... 
    I'm not the kind to get easily spooked. But this place is just creepy. Felt immediately unsafe and unwelcome, barely took 10 seconds to look at the art and left, under the eyes of the few visibly...  more »
  • Footed it in the heat for 15 minutes to some run-down barracks with a couple of nice murals. Most of the graffiti art was old, faded and mediocre. The grounds themselves are littered in garbage and... 
    Footed it in the heat for 15 minutes to some run-down barracks with a couple of nice murals. Most of the graffiti art was old, faded and mediocre. The grounds themselves are littered in garbage and...  more »

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