Communist tour in Belgrade
Walking and driving tour. As the Belgrade was the capital of communist Yugoslavia, the best way to hear and get familiar to stories from that period is to take the communist tour. In this tour you will see and hear about the museum of Yugoslavia, House of flowers the last resting place of phenomena called Josip Broz Tito and Avala Mountain where you can see the famous monument, the mausoleum of the Unknown Soldier, and the Avala tower which was bombed in 1999...)
The Tours schedule and routes are Flexible. The most important thing is respond to the wishes of tourists.
- Starting Point: Republic Square.
- Language: English, Russian.
- Tour: 4 hours
- Local Pick Up : Hotel.
Program - Belgrade Communist Tour
Tito's communist era
We start our tours from Republic Square.
Museum of Yugoslav History
The Museum of Yugoslav History was founded in 1996 as a successor to the Memorial Centre “Josip Broz Tito” and the Museum of the Revolution. It has a collection of more than 200 000 items that illustrate Yugoslav history throughout 20th century, with the special accent on life and work of Tito. The three parts of Museum of Yugoslav History are: The May 25 Museum, The House of Flowers and The Old Museum.
The May 25 Museum
The Museum was built as a gift from the City of Belgrade to Tito, on the occasion of his seventieth birthday. It was officially opened on May 25, 1962. It has a collection of more than 200 000 items that illustrate Yugoslav history throughout 20th century, with the special accent on life and work of Josip Broz Tito
The House of Flowers
House of Flowers is the resting place of Marshal Josip Broz Tito (1892–1980), the Communist President of Yugoslavia, and his wife Jovanka Broz (1924–2013). For almost a decade after the breakup of the Yugoslavia the entire complex (the tomb and the memorial museum) was closed to the public and the military guards were permanently removed. However, today the site is open again to tourists and to people who wish to pay their respects.
The Avala Tower
The Avala Tower was a symbol of pride and a famous landmark of the former communist Yugoslavia. Construction started on 14 October 1961 and was completed four years later in 1965. The Tower was destroyed on 29 April 1999 by NATO bombardment. New Avala Tower construction was completed on 29 april 2008
Monument to the Unknown Hero
The Monument to the Unknown Hero is a World War I memorial located atop Mount Avala, designed by the sculptor Ivan Meštrović. Memorial was built in 1934-1938 1] on the place where an unknown Serbian World War I soldier was buried. It is similar to many other tombs of the unknown soldier built by the allies after the war.