Communist tour of Zadar

2 hr

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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 with elements of communism of 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...
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 with elements of communism of 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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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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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...
Itinerary
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

Important Details

Included
  • Certified local guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Maraschino sampling
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Donatus
Departure Point
The Greeting to the Sun, Istarska obala, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Return Details
Captain's tower, Trg pet bunara 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Additional Info
  • 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
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.