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2.5-Hour Zagreb Croatian Homeland War Walking Tour provided by Free Spirit Tours

2.5-Hour Zagreb Croatian Homeland War Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 08/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Perfect for history buffs, this walking tour provides an overview of a dark episode in Zagreb’s past: the dissolution of Yugoslavia and the Croatian War of Independence. Meet your guide in central Zagreb, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll explore many of the city’s important landmarks, from the Ban Josip Jelacic Monument to the Zagreb Bombing Museum and the capital’s World War II tunnels. As you go, discover more about the city’s turbulent history.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ban Josip Jelačić
    Trg bana Josipa Jelačića, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    in front of the horseman statue at the main square
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  • 1
    Ban Josip Jelacic Monument
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Tunel Gric
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    The Memorial Centre of the Rocket Attacks on Zagreb 1991/1995
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The Memorial Centre of the Rocket Attacks on Zagreb 1991/1995
    Ul Frana Petrića 4, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    a one-minute walk from the main square
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Highlights
  • Discover a side of Zagreb many visitors miss on this history tour
  • A small-group tour provides a personal way to explore the city
  • Visit many of the city’s key landmarks, from monuments to museums
  • Learn all about the Croatian War of Independence and Zagreb’s history
Important Information
Departure Point
Ban Josip Jelačić, Trg bana Josipa Jelačića, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Duration
2h
Return Details
The Memorial Centre of the Rocket Attacks on Zagreb 1991/1995, Ul Frana Petrića 4, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Inclusions
  • guidance by a certified local guide with 500+ tours experience
  • multimedia presentation about the Croatian Homeland war
  • WW2 underground tunnels
  • authentic basement used as a shelter during the bombings
  • Museum of Bombing of Zagreb (not included on Mondays and national holidays)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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kebmr25 wrote a review 1 Nov
New York City, New York13 contributions6 helpful votes
Despite the low levels of tourism, the tour still went on as scheduled! Luca was a great guide and kept us engaged for the entire time. Walking tour flew by...super engaging and answered any/all questions. Also provided very personal perspective from both his and his fathers'
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Ben_Paris26 wrote a review Oct 2020
Paris, France3 contributions
I started with the free walking tour led by Luka. This was super interesting and his passion towards history of the region is a big plus. I decided then to do this other tour as history of the South/West Balkans can be a bit complicated to fully understand when not from the
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Cecilia D wrote a review Oct 2020
Huacachina, Peru120 contributions26 helpful votes
I did the free walking tour with vid in the morning and was great. Very well explained and he is a great guide, besides all the knowledge, he gave us travel tips and brilliant recommendations. He was so good I decided to do the tour about the war in Croatia, and I wasn't
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AncientExplorer77 wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great tour, really engaging and likeable guide and hugely informative. Had no prior knowledge on the subject and background was comprehensive
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Katrina V wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom7 contributions9 helpful votes
My husband and I attended Luka’s tour on October 9, 2020. We decided to join the afternoon tour after attending Luka’s free tour that same morning. In a word, the tour was excellent. Luka did an incredible job of explaining both the Homeland War and its historical
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About the operator

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By: Free Spirit Tours
little_no_mad90
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Excellent tour in Zagreb
The perfect tour for understanding the history of Zagreb. Thank you for a super guide - Krystina, 100% knowledgeab
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alejandrof196
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Amazing walk in Zagreb
Kristina was so kind and funny person. We love to hear about the histories and legends about the Zagreb old town. W
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243karolh
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Best tour ever
I loved the whole tour, our guide Vid was very funny, entertaining, showed us the best parts of the city and shared
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andy5612
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Amazing Free Walking Tour!
Travelling during Covid times usually means many attractions are closed but luckily for us Croatia is still relativ
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793hannew
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Great tour with Luca
We had a great and interesting tour through the historical centre with Luca, we can definitely recommend this beaut
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SanderD
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Super Interesting Info
We went on the free 2-hour City Tour of Zagreb with Kristina. It was a great experience. My group had 3 individua
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643nivesr
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Amazing and interesting experience
Amazing and interesting walking tour with funny and intelligent guide. The tours are still running in corona times,
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emilianoser
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Free walking tour Zagreb
Excellent tour, the knowledge of your tour guide Krystina was really amazing. She made it super interesting as well
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BeardAbroad
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Fantastic free walking tour
Great free walking tour - and yes it's running during COVID! Luka is informative and very entertaining. His local i
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cristinaeT4596GZ
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Good experience
I really loved the city. The guide was very nice and he did his job extra well. I would recommend to anyone this to
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pautre1
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100% recommended
Very beautifully shown, wonderful city with a lot of history behind it. The tours are still running in corona times
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Guide615849
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Great free tour with Luca
Great tour of Zagreb today, highly recommend to anyone visiting Zagreb for the first time. Thank you
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891jenniferf
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Great walking tour of Zagreb!
Krisztina was a great tour guide! The tour covered the main sports of Zagreb, and Krisztina shared a good mix of hi
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licettyk
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Amazing!
My boyfriend and I did the free walking tour with Luca. He was amazing and helps us a lot with recommendations. The
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CarolinaL
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Excellent free tour in Zagreb
Yesterday we did the free tour of Zagreb! Luca was our guide. He was amazing and knew many things about Zagreb! I r
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