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Metelkova, Ljubljana
(3.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange to visit Metelkova and other attractions in Ljubljana using our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.
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  • Covered in street art, this area is tuely alternative. Was a military building but now full of squats, bars and venues. Well worth a look. Right next to the new nuseum area. There's a hostel which was...  more »
  • We stayed in the prison-hostel in the area so naturally we explored this amazing creativity explosion. Fascinating freedom of expression, great atmosphere, party people all around. You just feel vibra...  more »
  • colorful, fun, if you love the murals and Street art let us jump. It is near the train station, 10 min from the Centre.
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