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A Story About the War Walking Tour

Highlights
  • 1-hour walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Explore Dubrovnik’s Old Town with your guide
  • Gain insight into the Balkan Peninsula’s complex 20th-century struggles
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A Story About the War Walking Tour
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A Story About the War Walking Tour
US$13.92
Overview
Learn of the struggles faced by Croatians during times of war on this 1-hour Dubrovnik walking tour. Explore Dubrovnik’s historic Old Town and listen as your guide sheds light on the Balkan Peninsula’s troubled past. Gain insight into the roots of Croatia’s 20th-century wartime history and learn how the struggles are perceived by Dubrovnik’s locals today. With personal accounts from your guide, hear stories from Dubrovnik’s ancient and modern history, and piece them together to gain understanding of the state of the nation and its people in the modern era.
What to Expect
At the very start of the 20th century the Balkan Peninsula was perceived as 'the restless corner of Europe'. Many who endeavor to explain what was actually going on feel that the deep, underlying reasons were not easy to understand.

The historical background will help you to see how recent conflicts have laid their roots in the past. Find out some of the misconceptions people had about the recent war, what it was like to live in a besieged town, and how everything returned back to normal. First-person accounts by your guide, stories from the ancient and modern history of the region, all in the spectacular setting of the Old Town, will give you a deeper insight into the true nature of Dubrovnik and its people.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great tour...Would recommend

We did the Story of the War walking tour with Ivana and would highly recommend this tour to others. It was well explained and gave a simple overview of the history behind the War. Ivana's personal stories were interesting and demonstrated the reality of the...More

2  Thank jessrobo15
MaroC1978, Owner at Dubrovnik Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for joining A Story About the War tour. Ivana will be very glad to hear you liked her personal stories and experiences from those times... All the best for the rest of your vacation! Maro Carevic Dubrovnik Walking Tours

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Wonderful

Ivana, the guide, was born in the city during the siege. So she had a lot to tell us, naturally. The tour is in english. It is a must to do if you want to fully enjoy Dubrovnik

2  Thank Muhammed S
MaroC1978, Owner at Dubrovnik Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Muhammed, We are glad to hear you liked our Story About the War tour with Ivana. Thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. Kindest regards, Maro Carevic Dubrovnik Walking Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
War Tour

An excellent tour with Ivana yesterday. The tour is just an hour which is good in the heat. Lots of background information and an acknowledgement that this was her (Croatian) view of the war and how it affected the city. Ivana’s English was perfect and...More

1  Thank Andrew W
MaroC1978, Manager at Dubrovnik Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew W, Many thanks for the great review. Ivana is our superstar! Best regards, Desa Cizmic, Dubrovnik Walking Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago
Informative, rich and personal

We did a walking tour with Ivana who was an excellent guide, interweaving facts about the war in Dubrovnik with her own family's experiences. She was informative, knowledgeable and engaging. A great guide!

2  Thank amw48
MaroC1978, Manager at Dubrovnik Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amw48, Thank you for the review. We're glad to know you enjoyed our A Story About the War Walking Tour with Ivana. We hope to see you on other tours too. Kind regards, Desa Cizmic, Dubrovnik Walking Tours

Reviewed 1 week ago
History Lesson in a Beautiful Place

Ivana really brought the story of the Yugoslav civil war alive. She gave us lots of personalized insights in the conflict and the personalities involved. Short tour, but really informative. Ivana is really helpful.More

1  Thank toddgolding
MaroC1978, Manager at Dubrovnik Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Toddgolding, many thanks for the kind review. Ivana has a unique talent, and speaks about recent history events in an easy and understanding way. We hope you'll join us for some other tour too. Until then, best regards from hot Dubrovnik Desa Cizmic, Dubrovnik...More

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