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Ljubljana Free Tour - Ljubljana Communist Tour

Kongresni trg 12, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 40 604 476
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The best free tour I have ever done

Thanks to the great guide we had, we definitely loved the tour. Mariana made it so interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Sopelana, Spain
Terrific tour

It's so good to go on a tour with a guide as passionate about his topic as Peter is of the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Wollongong, Australia
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Some look back in sorrow, others miss the good old days. Take a journey back in time to Slovenia's darker communist past, separate fact from fiction, see what life was really like. The tour deals with our enigmatic leader Tito, economics, government, secret police, religion, education, commerce, labor, entertainment, culture and more. Schedule: Every Mon, Wed & Fri at 15:00 Meeting Point: At entrance to University building in Congress Square (Kongresni Trg) Please Note: The tour is run by the excellent Free Tour company, so quality is superb, but it is not a free tour - price is either 10 Euro per person on scheduled tours or by private tour (from 75 Euro per group).
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kongresni trg 12, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 40 604 476

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Thanks to the great guide we had, we definitely loved the tour. Mariana made it so interesting as she mixed Ljubliana's history with entertaining stories and spontaneous conversation. Besides, she provided us some local choucroute and liquor!

Thank GuillermoLaiseka
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It's so good to go on a tour with a guide as passionate about his topic as Peter is of the communist past of Slovenia. He told us many anecdotes and we saw sites of this history that the everyday tourist would walk past without...More

Thank Hobo56
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour with lots of local tips and information. Our guide, Peter was terrific very informative and fun.

Thank Ohad S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Wear good walking shoes! We were out for 3 hours - but it flew by as Helena gave excellent, interesting and seemingly balanced view of how life was under Tito and some appreciation of complexity of issues over the years after the war. Explained symbolism...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We only had 6 hours in Ljubljana because we arrived late and flew back early in the next morning. So we went for the free tour that started at 15hr. (only untill half october its starts at 1100 and 1500, the rest of the year...More

Thank Stefan1985
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Peter our guide gave us a very good introduction to the beautiful city and explained something of the complex history. He was very good at answering questions and didn't pretend to know everything.

Thank tonyweidberg
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We really enjoyed every minute of the Communist Tour with our expert guide, Peter, sharing with us lots of information, interesting insights and family stories with such great passion. Taking us back to what life might have been like during those times in the communist...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

So interesting to be exposed to the paradox of loving but hating Tito. Janez did a marvellous job of expressing his own confusion about how he felt about this totalitarian leader who did so much to save but trample so many. We saw parts of...More

1  Thank Offmefarm
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Communist Tour is a must to better understand Slovenia's history and present. This is a tour of 2 hours and 45 minutes and you'll get all the ins and outs about communist Yugoslavia, interesting personal stories included. Our guides Peter and Tina took all...More

Thank SolidRocks
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A really great tour - so much we would never have seen without the guide. Incredibly interesting, pitched at just the right level, and really well presented. Thank you to our Guide Daniel today.

Thank Emma M
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2016|
Response from farah368 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The free tour is 7 days per week at 11am. And the Communist tour needs to be booked in advance. When I did it, it was in the afternoon.
Don E
4 May 2016|
Response from Jack R | Property representative |
Seriously ? from main station to main square is not very difficult. Walk out of station, cross road, walk 50 meters to the left, at corner turn left and walk