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Metelkova

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Address: Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Very interesting place to visit

I just got back from Ljubljana for the second time but this was the first time I went to Metelkova. It is a really cool and unique area to see with loads of graffiti and unique... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
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new york city
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During the day, this area is quiet and perfect for pictures. At night, it turns into a watering hole for artists, activists, chill people, weirdos, & musicians. Grab a cheap beer, sit down and chillax. Everyone welcomes you with open arms. My husband and I met some awesome folks. Everyone is generally under 35 or so. I loved it at... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Metelkova is just different. You may love it or hate it but you cannot be ignorant. It's a place dedicated to the alternative, urban culture. And I suggest you take some time for a visit. It is for free anyway.

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Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from Ljubljana for the second time but this was the first time I went to Metelkova. It is a really cool and unique area to see with loads of graffiti and unique objects. I wouldnt say it is as good as Christania in Copenhagen but it is still a must visit in Ljubljana.

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United Kingdom
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158 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I wandered over to Metelkova on a sunny weekday afternoon in March and were not disappointed. It's a fantastical spectacle just brimming with a unique energy. We wandered around the small area for over an hour just to have the time to have a good look at each of the pieces and even then I don't think... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Sunday morning, you can see the fantastic murals and cool artwork that the place has to show. Reminded us of a little Christiania in Copenhagen, but MUCH less threatening or "sketchy". Could be a bit more chaotic during the evenings but it really is a cool part of the city!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you will find a lot of life in this part of Ljubljana. Great for the party, great for the one drink with your friend. A lot of bands, rock, etno, house, ragge and other types of music.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large squat with art installations galour. Have a walk around it during the day to appreciate the detail of the designs etc but it will be pretty deserted. It really comes to life in the dark with a number of clubs opening their door and the groups of people drinking and smoking in the outside areas. Its probably not for... More 

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2 Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Crazy, galactic potential that's not even marginally realized. A pleasant hippy-trippy-barbarian-stake-lite walk during the day and an absolute beast at times at the end of the week during midnight hours. Massive events are not uncommon in this joint and usually feature a dynamic range of artists and locations for long hours. An absolute must if you are in town. Yes,... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Area still needs a lot of cleaning and reorganising. On southern part is empty place with museums and on the north a huge parking during the day with dirty corners and no real big and useful toilets. Big nothing till the dark. Only vivid house is Celica. Bars (or clubs) need a lot of fresh air and cleaning, too. Crowd... More 

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Smederevo, Serbia
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Metelkova itself used to be a small military garrison during the beginning of Slovenia's independence. After it was abandoned, some really creative and amazing young local people decided to 'occupy' this space, and create a magnificent, and authentic artistic and squatting space. This urban quarter has become a city's cult, since it became one of the main symbols of Ljubljana... More 

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