$105

The Fall of Yugoslavia - The War in Dubrovnik

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Duration4 hours
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DifficultyModerate
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Starting pointAmerling fountain, Pile square
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This tour will take you through the war history of the city of Dubrovnik, a city that has frequently been under attack and siege. The main focus of this tour will be the most recent 1991 – 1995 homeland war, and the effect it has had on the people and city of Dubrovnik.

What to Expect

When looking at Dubrovnik one can only imagine peace and prosperity. However the history of the city has been much different, and darker. This tour intends to show you the violent and brutal terrors the city has had to endure throughout the years, and what effects these wars and conflicts have had on the people, and the town itself.

The tour will briefly give historical context of the French siege and loss of the Ragusa Republics independence, then its incorporation into the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the bloodshed experienced in both world wars.

The focus of the tour however will be the most recent Homeland War, which occurred following the 1991 breakup of Yugoslavia. The tour gives you insight into the horrors of war, while showing the bright light of the chance at a better and more peaceful future.

Highlights:

  • Visit to the old town

  • Walking the city walls

  • Memorial room in the old town

  • War museum at Srdj hill

What’s Included?

-Local Tour Guide.

-Sightseeing of Dubrovnik, with focus on war related sites

-In-depth tour and information on the war history of Dubrovnik

Is this experience for me?

This tour is heavily walking oriented, as such it is not recommended for those with mobility issues.

What do I need to bring?

-Food is optional to bring, though unnecessary, there are many places to purchase food in Dubrovnik.

-Comfortable footwear for exploring Dubrovnik.

-Wear season appropriate clothing.

Additional information

Languages: English, Croatian.

Cancelation policy: this tour company does not have a specific cancelation policy. It is recommended to ask during booking.

Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

Meeting Point

Pile Square, by Amerling Great Fountain. Look for the blue umbrella.

$105