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Red Belgrade Communist Tour

Highlights
  • Learn about Communist Yugoslavia from a guide
  • Visit the Yugoslav History Museum
  • Enjoy a round-trip trolley ride
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Red Belgrade Communist Tour
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Red Belgrade Communist Tour
From $21.87
Overview
Delve into the history of Communist Yugoslavia on this walking tour. Learn Learn about Belgrade post-WWII from you guide as you stroll the streets of the city. Hear about Josip Broz Tito, the leader of Yugoslavia, and listen to the urban legends of the era. Visit the Yugoslav History Museum. Go on a round-trip trolley ride.
What to Expect
The tour departs at 12:00 from the Republic Square, most central meeting place of Belgrade. The guide will be waiting for you near the Big Clock and upon gathering will start the introduction to 50 years historical period of no more existing Yugoslavia. Republic Square hosts numerous monuments from the era of Yugoslavian Kingdom mixed with socialistic grey edifices of the constructivism era. Enjoy this contrast when walking to Nikola Pašić Square devoted to Serbian politician of the World War I time. Learn about the transition from Kingdom to the Socialistic Republic and see impressing building of the Serbian Parliament that gathered politicians from different epochs and, finally in 2000, was the place where Bulldozer Revolution started and contradictory figure of Slobodan Milošević was overthrown. On your way you will see City Parliament and President't residency that is located next to the monument of Ivo Andrić, Serbian writer and Nobel prize winner.  You will go down to via Prince Miloš Street to the magnificent Government Building and see the tragic image - the ruins of Serbian General Staff Building that was one of the first buildings bombed by NATO in 1999. The guide will raise the topic of the bombing and will give you another perspective and opinion about these terrible happenings. Afterwards you will catch public transport, a comfortable trolley, that will bring you to elite district of Belgrade called Dedinje. This area is famous for numerous embassies and residential villas with a great view over a part of Belgrade. You will proceed to the Yugoslav History Museum Complex, devoted to live and deeds of the famous communist leader, Josip Broz Tito. This outstanding man led the country to the bright future, and his times are nowadays remembered with some nostalgia. In the Museum you will see an interesting collection of ceremonial presents that were given to Yugoslavian President and will also visit his Mausoleum known as the House of Flowers. All the Entrance fees and round-way trolley ride are included in price.
Reviews (11)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Disappointed

I was really looking forward to this tour to reinforce my understanding of Belgrade's communist past, only to be let down by its capitalist present; no guide turned up at the appointed time, even though we had been reassured that we would be informed well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ncj211
Reviewed September 28, 2018
Tito's view of the Resilient City

Going on the Red Belgrade Communist Tour highlighted my visit to the city. Walking through the halls and paths of Tito's house helped solidify everything prior read and heard. Viewing such a figure from a foreign perspective than what I grew up with is the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank imgrant
BelgradeFreeTour, Menadžer za odnose sa gostima at Belgrade Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear guest, we are so proud on our team of guides. They are educated and enthusiastic! You had chance to walk with young historian girl who is specialist for that part of Serbian history. We are glad that she managed that you have great time...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Very informative and interesting tour with Viktor!

We had a few very nice and interesting hours with Viktor as our tour guide. He is really knowledgable and wants to tell the story. He knows it all by heart. Strongly recommended if you want to know more about the history of Belgrade, Yoguslavia,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PerT287
BelgradeFreeTour, Menadžer za odnose sa gostima at Belgrade Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Per, we are so proud on our team of guides. They are educated, professional and passionate ! We are glad that Viktor managed to have great time! Thanks for recommendation! Regards!

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile
Awesome Tour!

Viktor was an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable as he has a degree in history with an emphasis on the history of communism. He also grew up in Serbia and has personal stories and reflections to share. In addition, his command of the English...More

Thank terrys970
BelgradeFreeTour, Menadžer za odnose sa gostima at Belgrade Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Terry, we are so proud on our guide Viktor! We are appreciate that you found time to leave us comment and thank you for such a strong recommendation! Please feel free to contact us for your new arrival to Belgarde or because of your...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour, wonderfull guide!

Dragana, who is an actual historian, was our guide. Witty, fun, knowledgeable and enthousiastic. One of us was a bit slow with getting on the bus, she litteraly slammed closing doors open, might have heard some wrenches popping out. This tour is everything you can...More

Thank Gordan P
BelgradeFreeTour, Menadžer za odnose sa gostima at Belgrade Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Dear Gordan, first thanks for patiance and having understand for postponing tour. Also thank you on Drgana's behalf for those compliments :) We are glad that you enjoyed! We hope that next time we will have chance to arrange something more for you! Regards!

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