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Overview
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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You'll start at
The Greeting to the Sun
Istarska obala, 23000, Zadar, CroatiaWe will meet by the large solar panel called the Greeting to the Sun
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  • 1
    The Greeting to the Sun
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Forum
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Church of St. Donatus
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Zadar Cathedral
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 6
    Narodni trg u Zadru
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    Pet Bunara
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 8
    Zadar Land City Gates
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
Captain's tower
Trg pet bunara 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Greeting to the Sun, Istarska obala, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Duration
2h
Return Details
Captain's tower, Trg pet bunara 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Inclusions
  • Certified local guide
  • Maraschino sampling
  • All Fees and Taxes
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Donatus
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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joannnphil wrote a review Nov 2019
Brevard, North Carolina6 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked this tour several months before traveling. We were on a cruise ship. Harry picked us up at the ship and we had the most informative,educational and entertaining tour we have experienced in years. Our guide was well educated, spoke our language fluently and answered
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Date of experience: November 2019
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targann wrote a review Nov 2019
Colorado Springs, Colorado2 contributions2 helpful votes
Maja was our fantastic guide on this excellent, informative tour. Could not have had a better day in Zadar.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Matthew C. wrote a review Oct 2019
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A detailed explanation about the history of Zadar. If you want to explore this city with an experienced local, it's a tour you should choose. Btw, I have bought a Cockta. Although the taste was different from Cola, it reminded me of a candy with cola flavour. It is a bit more
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shangfuwei123 wrote a review Oct 2019
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Great guide, I was the only one who bought this communist tour, but the guide are very ethusiastic and nice, it's a great journey to learn about the history of Zadar.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Purplemeercat wrote a review Oct 2019
Aylesbury, United Kingdom24 contributions22 helpful votes
Maja took us around the old Zadar and shared the history of communism with us. Her knowledge was extensive and presented in a really interesting and thoughtful way - she really brought the history to life. Maja also gave us some great ideas about where we should visit on our
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RobinB239
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Excellent Tour
Went on this tour purely as a result of reading Trip Advisor reviews. Excellent tour and very good value. Our guide
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Janet5m
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Great tour and guide
The tour guide was exceptional and gave us lots of excellent interesting information. Her enthusiasm was infectious
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Lisa T
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Great customer service!
We had originally booked a tour for 2 at 8:00a. We were going to cancel due to a late arrival to our hotel but the
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Chloedallas
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Tina is the best tour guide ever!
My husband and I never like tours because of the boring incessant talking from the guide. Tina was friendly profess
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SusanR3242
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(The other couple in our small group had to contribute to this review, also. ) What a fabulous tour!
(I'm writing for the M couple who accompanied us on the tour.) Lea was a lovely, informative, pleasant, and knowle
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Susan P
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Romans and pirates. Not enough stars to rate this Tour!! 5+++++
Excellent!!! Lea was a fabulous, funny, knowledgeable and gracious host. We got 4 times our money’s worth. History,
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675bethk
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Interesting concept and valuable experience
Many visitors will benefit from this tour which gives more than Diocletian. Learn more about the post war Tito era
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njmomofthree3
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Nice tour around Zadar
We enjoyed our tour with Maya around Zadar and learning about the communist government under Tito. I wish we had d
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NickPW1991
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A great insight into the history and culture of Croatia
I booked this tour as it offered plenty that no other tour did at the time. Tina was brilliant and was very knowled
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22mata
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Communist Tour of Zadar
Maya was fabulous. She knew and shared many historical facts and our tour ended up being just my wife and I. It was
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248danijels
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Lovely professionalism
First of all, the tour itself was really great - lots of content, interesting infos, tips&tricks from locals, and e
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Nicola H
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Extra special tour experience
We had a fantastic time visiting Krka Park with Maja and Luka from Zadar Tours. They went above and beyond to make
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jabe95472
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A highlight of my trip to Croatia
I'm not usually one for group tours, but I have to say that Tina at Zadar Tours made this an unexpectedly delightfu
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Julie-From-Midwest
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Quality tour company
We just got back from Croatia and took the Romans & Pirates tour departing from Split. Although the weather didn’t
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Dane M
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Totally Recommend
Booked this tour by chance the night before. We were greeted at our Hotel Tina (our guide). She gave us some small
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  • Duration: 2h
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