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Metelkova

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Address: Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Very relaxed vibe. Wouldn't suggest going if you're uncomfortable with crows, drugs or alcohol. Toilet facilities aren't the most clean.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Aine R
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very relaxed vibe. Wouldn't suggest going if you're uncomfortable with crows, drugs or alcohol. Toilet facilities aren't the most clean.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Ljubljana, we met some locals and they were going to Metelkova, We weren't familiar with it so went for a walk with them. All I can say is wow! Incredible diverse range of young people gathering, partying and socialising. The atmosphere was incredible, such a lively, energetic feel. Eclectic art and graffiti cover most of the walls and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my place to be. Im from local from Ljubljana, and I love to party there at least once a week. i just bring my guitar and some precussive instruments, then we gather, get some beers and sing anything you can imagine. I love to meet new people from all around the world, especialy those interested in music. So... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will suggest everybody that goes in Ljubljana to go definetely at this place and enjoy the different ambiente with music on this great area that was many years ago a military zone and all the buildings are used now to organize events and parting all night long.

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Metelkova is Ljubljana's modern hipsters streetart lovers gathering place. It is a open air complex of old military buildings left when Slovenia separated from old communist Yugoslavia. Then the stret artist squatted the place, turning it into a postapocaliptic posthuman inovational art center - it is free to enter, during all day, it offers some events and some interesting pieces... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool place to have a wonder around with lots of graffiti and street art only about 10 mins from the station well worth a look around there wasn't anybody about when we went there so had whole place to ourselves really interesting stuff would recommend a visit if you are in Ljubljana

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is neat, but just to walk through. It is not a place for tourists to stop and hang out. The people who stay there do not want you there, so just take the time to walk through and check out, but just keep walking!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only went here during the daytime, so didn't see any of the cool music venues etc that I had heard are along here. Lots of street art and alternative / dodgy looking shops. Nothing that particularly caught our eye, but still probably worth a wander just to see something a little different from the rest of pretty old Ljubljana.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 4 days staying at Hostel Celica- which is located in an old prison right in the middle of Metelkova. During the day, spend some time exploring the graffiti and art pieces scattered around and inside the buildings. At night, the area comes to life with several bars and tourists and locals mingling on the playground and in the... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you're looking for comfort and refinement, definitely stay away from this region. But if you're after an alternative to obedient culture, Metelkova is a must. Street art, poetry, performances, alternative music, cool people - it's all there. Loved it!

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