It’s home to the Museum of Broken Relationships. I had always thought of the archive of broken relationships a s drawers in the card catalog of memories in my brain. (Dating myself here, I know.) So have a lot of us. Almost everyon e. The universal nature of painful breakups and broken hearts led the creators of this thoughtful museum to open this sp ace in Zagreb’s Upper Town. On display are love letters that turned out to be lies, boots left behind by an ex-girlfri end and, a particularly poignant one, a mobile phone sent back to a former lover, so that he couldn’t call her anymore . In addition to being amusing, this ephemera of pain is beautifully poignant in its universal reach. It makes us all fe el less alone.





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