Guided Communist City Tour of Zadar

In this unique tour you will experience a well placed combination of a classical city tour of Zadar, covering all of the historical and architectural highlights as well as a chance to discover intriguing history of communism in former Yugoslavia. Hear fascinating stories about architecture, everyday life and the aftermath of communist Yugoslavia. Our guide will share with you stories about Tito’s life and rise to power, his memorable moments, but also give you insights about the gruesome deeds committed by his party. Take a step back into very recent history and learn how it affects our lives today, how different Yugoslavian communism truly was and explore Zadar like no one else.

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2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Certified local guide
    • Maraschino sampling
    • All Fees and Taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Donatus
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Greeting to the Sun, Istarska obala, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

    We start our tour by the magnificent Greeting to the Sun and your tour guide will explain what this object is and how it works.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), Promenade Istarska Obala - Obale kralja Petra Krešimira IV, Zadar 23000 Croatia

    We continue our journey to the Sea Organ and enjoy the sounds produced by the waves - nature giving us a live performance. We continue our journey along the waterfront promenade- Riva and take a little break to hear the story of the life of Tito and what happened to Zadar during WW II.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Forum, Ul. Nadbiskupa Mate Karamana, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

    We explore the Roman Forum and at this point we start comparing the ancient architecture to the neighbouring communist buildings.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Church of St. Donatus, Trg Rimskog Foruma, Zadar 23000 Croatia

    We continue our journey looping around the the symbol of Zadar - the church of Saint Donatus, passing through the medieval episcopal center of Zadar.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Zadar Cathedral, Trg Svete Stosije, Zadar 23000 Croatia

    We take a look at the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and continue along the main street - Kalelarga. We then go off the beaten track to see the last monument to communism in the city and discuss the life of Tito and his influence over Yugoslavia and the world.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Narodni trg u Zadru, Main Square, Zadar 23000 Croatia

    We head down back into the city and explore the Main square and all of its highlights.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pet Bunara, Stratico ul. 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

    We pass by the church of St. Simeon and get to the Five Wells square, where the old Roman entrance used to be. We examine the fortifications of medieval Zadar and enter a beautiful park.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Zadar Land City Gates, Ul. Ante Kuzmanica incrocio Obala Petra Krešimira IV e Ul. Ante Kuzmanića, Zadar 23000 Croatia

    We stop at a point overlooking the magnificent Land Gates, built during the Venetian period. We finish our tours by revealing the story behind the break up of Yugoslavia and round up our unique tour.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    The Greeting to the Sun, Istarska obala, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
    Return Detail :
    Captain's tower, Trg pet bunara 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Zadar Tours

Activity ID: V-138476P5

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