1. Serbia
  2. Belgrade
  3. Museum of Yugoslavia

Red Belgrade Communist Tour

Product ID: 72998
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Tour Belgrade and learn about Serbia's history from WWII. Hear about the influence of Josip Broz Tito, conspiracy theories, and urban legends.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 12:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of the communist era of Serbia on a guided tour
  • Hear shocking stories and conspiracy theories
  • Learn about the life of Tito, the former president
  • Discover the so-called "Golden Era" of the Balkan region
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Learn about the communist era of Serbia, which lasted from the end of World War II to the late 1990s, on a guided tour of Belgrade. Meet your guide at Republic Square, the place where Josep Broz Tito's inspiring speech proclaimed the birth of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Hear conspiracy theories and urban legends from the 2nd half of the 20th century as you learn about the fall and rise of communism in Yugoslavia. See socialistic grey edifices belonging to the constructivism era mixed with numerous monuments from the era of the Yugoslavian Kingdom. Arrive at Terazije Square and hear about the glamorous holidays and festivities which were often celebrated here. See Hotel Moskva, and learn about the world-known celebrities and atypical guests who once stayed in its rooms.

Make your way Nikola Pašić Square, which was once known as the square of Marx and Engels. Note its Trade Union Hall and learn about the cult of work which was emphasized during the communist era. At Pioneer's Park, learn how Tito's regime was the most liberal of all countries within the communist system. Allowing the influence from the West in music, a change of lifestyle was created.

See the monument of Ivo Andrić, a Nobe Prize-winning Serbian writer and a Serbian ambassador to Berlin at the beginning of World War II. Afterwards, catch a trolley, a mode of public transportation used during the communist era which is still active today. Discover the district of Belgrade, Dedinje, famous for numerous embassies and residential villas. Visit the complex of the Museum of Yugoslavia, which is devoted to the life and deeds of Josip Broz Tito, the famous leader revered as an outstanding man who led the country to a bright future. In the museum see a stunning collection of ceremonial gifts given to the Yugoslavian president, one of the most valued being a gift from the crew of Apollo 11. At the end of the tour, stop at the mausoleum known as the House of Flowers where Tito is buried.
Includes
  • Admission to the Yugoslav History Museum
  • Round-trip trolley ride
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at Republic Square, next to the Prince Mihailo Monument (the horseman statue).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The tour involves an average amount of walking

From US$ 29.60 per person

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Product ID: 72998