The alternative face of Ljubljana, Metelkova, situated a five-minute walk east of both the bus and train stations, is the city’s grungiest quarter. Concentrated in its graffitied streets are a collection of underground clubs, bars and galleries, alongside a couple of more mainstream cultural attractions. The Ethnographic Museum, located in a grand building at Metelkova 2  houses an impressive collection of anthropological artefacts. Close by at Metelkova 22, the Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits modern art from the 1960s onwards.

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