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SOCIALIST RHAPSODY ( Full day )

Dear customers as many of you have requested from Astratours before, we are bringing a brand new tour. Socialist rhapsody is the tour which will take you into the story of Yugoslavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) under the Yugoslav Socialist Administration. This tour will give you all necessary info about the culture and life within the Socialist system.

per adult from

$98

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Restroom on board
    • Entry/Admission - ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance to the Walter Museum Defends Sarajevo - 10 BAM ( 5 euro)
    • Entrance to the Museum of History of Bosnia and Herzegovina - 5 BAM (2.5 euro)
    • Entry/Admission - History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker, Off Neretva River, Konjic 88400 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Tito’s Bunker Konjic: The Tour include the transfer and visit to the city of Konjic. The Atomic War Command (ARK) and later named Tito's bunker, is a former nuclear bunker and military command centre located near the town of Konjic in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). It was built to protect Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito and up to 350 members of his inner circle in the event of an atomic conflict. The Bunker is composed of residential areas, conference rooms, offices, strategic planning rooms, and other areas. The bunker remained a state secret until dissolution of the Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

    It was built in the period of 1953 - 1979 inside a hill at the foot of the Zlatar Mountain, the ARK is the largest nuclear shelter, and one of the largest underground facilities ever to be built in the former Yugoslavia. For over a decades, It was kept as the most secret military installation in the country. All construction workers were carefully selected and they had to go through security checks after which they had to sign a contract of silence. In 1979 work was completed after 26 years and construction costs were estimated to be $4.6 billion.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Konjic, Konjic, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    is a town and municipality located in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in northern Herzegovina, around 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Sarajevo. It is a mountainous, heavily wooded area, and is 268 m (879 ft) above sea level. The municipality extends on both sides of the Neretva River. As of 2013, it has a population of 26,381 inhabitants.
    The town is one of the oldest permanent settlements in Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating back almost 4000 years; the city in its current incarnation arising as an important town in the late 14th century. Konjička Stara Ćuprija (Stara Ćuprija = English: Old Bridge) was built between 1682 and 1683 by Ali-aga Hasečić (as shown by a stone plaque at the centre of the bridge). It was built over six slightly pointed stone arches. It is the best-preserved Ottoman bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The arches were destroyed by the retreating German army in March 1945. The bridge was rebuilt in its original state between 2003 and 2009. The bridge is now proclaimed a National Monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jablanica, Jablanica, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Memorial Complex of the Battle on the Neretva in Jablanica Includes the transfer and visit to the city of Jablanica.

    The Memorial Complex of the Battle on the Neretva in Jablanica is dedicated to the Battle on the Neretva. In order to mark this event with dignity and integrity, the Memorial Complex was opened on 12 November 1978 to mark the 35th anniversary of the Battle of the Neretva. The Memorial Complex include the Monument on Makljen near Prozor, designed by Boško Kućanski. The Complex in Jablanica and the Monument on Makljen was ceremonially opened by Josip Broz Tito- former president of the Yugoslavia.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dženetića čikma, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Walter Defends Sarajevo Museum, is dedicated to the same named film by Hajrudin Šibo Krvavac (1926-1992), is placed in the Sarajevo Film Center, in the city centre. The film, Walter Defends Sarajevo (1972), tells a story of Vladimir Valter Perić, leader of Sarajevo’s underground resistance movement during Nazi occupation in the World War II. Walter, the main protagonist of the movie, was killed a few hours before the city was finally liberated while defending what was then the city’s main electric power station.

    Walter Defends Sarajevo was one of the most popular films to come out of socialist Yugoslavia, and it gathered all well known actors from former Yugoslavia, such as: Velimir “Bata” Živojinović, Ljubiša Samardžić, Dragomir Gidra Bojanić, Relja Bašić.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zmaja od Bosne 5, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Historical Museum of BiH Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) was founded soon after the end of the World War II (WWII), on November 13, 1945, and back then it was a museum of national liberation. It was first located in the premises of the City Hall (Vijećnica) and it was after moved to a specially built facility in part of a city called Marijin Dvor in 1963. Over the years, this Museum has had different names, purposes, and its collections have been modified respectively. In the period of 1949 - 1967 it was called the Museum of the People’s Revolution of BiH, after that in the period of 1967-1993 it was the Museum of the BiH Revolution, and finally in 1993 it became the Historical Museum of BiH.

    The Museum covers the entire history of BiH, from the first mentioning of “Bosna” in historical artefacts and documents (for example, in the document, De Administrando Imperio by Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus) until today.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Mula Mustafe Bašeskije 60, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up can be arranged at guest accommodation or at our office. Passengers who made a booking should contact us via phone or email with exact address where they desire to be picked up at.Passengers who made booking with us are obligated to contact us via email or phone
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Astra Tours

Activity ID: V-233889P4

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