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Croatian Homeland War Tour provided by Free Spirit Walking Tour

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Croatian Homeland War Tour

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Overview
A walking tour where you will learn about the turbulent 20th century in Dubrovnik. In 80 years five different regimes controlled Dubrovnik including the rule of Ustase fascist movement and communist Yugoslavia under Tito. Communism collapsed through the brutal Croatian Homeland War and Dubrovnik wasn't spared. On the contrary, the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was bombed and sieged for the first time in its centuries-long history. Relive those difficult times on the streets where it happened with the help of photos taken by people who risked or even lost their lives to raising awareness of the terror that was happening in Dubrovnik in the 1990s.
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You'll start at
Orlando's Column
20000, Dubrovnik, CroatiaLuža Square, in front of Orlando's Column
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  • 1
    Luza Square
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    Pile Gate
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Dubrovnik Synagogue
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Gunduliceva Poljana Market
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Dubrovnik West Harbour
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll end at
Orlando's Column
20000, Dubrovnik, CroatiaLuža Square, in front of Orlando's Column
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Important Information
Departure Point
Orlando's Column, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • guidance by a experienced certified local guide
  • Memorial Room of Dubrovnik Defenders
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Erica P wrote a review Nov. 2019
Montreal, Canada13 contributions5 helpful votes
Pero is an excellent guide, knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. He answered all my questions and enlightened me considerably with respect to the war history of the region.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Cck1991 wrote a review Oct. 2019
Singapore, Singapore17 contributions2 helpful votes
If you want to learn about the history of dubrovnik I really highly recommend the free walking tour. Our guide Marin was really funny and extremely knowledgable with his game of thrones, Yugoslavia wars and dubrovnik fun fact titbits. Tips are optional but I would highly
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Date of experience: October 2019
Pablo C wrote a review Oct. 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
After doing the Free Spirit Walking tour and remembering hearing in the news about the war when I was little, I really wanted to understand why the war happened, especially around a beautiful place like Dubrovnik. The tour did not disappoint! Not only did the tour provide a
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Cindyfitz2 wrote a review Oct. 2019
Rochester, New York32 contributions2 helpful votes
The free Dubrovnik city tour we took with Marin in the morning was so good we decided to go on the Homeland War Tour with him in the afternoon. We are so glad we did! It was an Amazing Experience! Marin did a wonderful job explaining a complicated subject as we moved around the
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Date of experience: October 2019
Martin M wrote a review Oct. 2019
New Brighton North, New Zealand19 contributions3 helpful votes
Excellent history relevant to the topic helped significantly with visuals. I have read quite a bit about this topic but this presentation bought it all together for me and I learned a lot. Well presented with no opportunity for a light hearted comment missed! Highly recommend
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Free Spirit Walking Tour
paineal35
Brisbane, Australia
51
great tour company
They were very accommodating and were able to change our tour day and time when the weather was iffy. Very
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Dana Sadovenko
11
Great walking tour
Marin did a great job leading the tour. It was a perfect tour, where Marin provided us interesting stories about
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viagray
389
Fabulous walking tour in Dubrovnik
We did this Free Spirit Walking tour with Marco and he was very informative and passionate about his town. He took
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Erica P
Montreal, Canada
135
Informative Tour of the War History of Dubrovnik, Croatia and Beyond
Pero is an excellent guide, knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. He answered all my questions and
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Cck1991
Singapore, Singapore
62
Really funny tour guide
If you want to learn about the history of dubrovnik I really highly recommend the free walking tour. Our guide
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Shivan
Guildford, United Kingdom
42
Great and Fascinating Walking Tour
A great walking tour of Dubrovnik - took about two hours and was a really interesting way of getting a historical
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Mouse061
Melbourne, Australia
4215
Fun way to get to know the city
We joined this tour at the last minute and it was fabulous. It’s a great introduction to the city and you can then
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Alain P
Ottawa, Canada
12226
Bravo
Very informative and interesting. Pero did a great job keeping our interest and pointing out items of interest to
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vishal k
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
11
Free spirit walking tour
Great tour. Must for someone who is visiting Dubrovnik and Zagreb for the 1st time. They do it for free!!! When
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Celia M
Florence, Italy
133
Fun introduction to Dubrovnik Old Town
Pero was an awesome tour guide. He showed us Dubrovnik's history, culture, and fun facts and with humor and
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