House of Flowers, is the mausoleum of the leader of the former Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, who died on May 4, 1980. It is located in Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia. For almost a decade after the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia the entire complex (the tomb and the memorial museum), were closed to the public and the military guards were permanently removed.
The name “House of Flowers” comes from the fact that many flowers surrounded the tomb until it was closed to the public, but today there are only white rocks where the flowers used to be. It was internally called “flower shop” during Tito’s life when it served as his auxiliary office with covered garden.
Tito died 4th May 1980. year. House of flowers is open to visitors in 1982. year. For 20 years since the opening of “Houses of flowers” to 2002. The place, according to records maintained by the relevant water in the history of Yugoslavia visited the Museum of 15,835,255 people.
However, today, especially on May 25 Tito’s official birth date – the former Youth Day under Communism – it is open to many tourists and people who wish to pay their respects, from all over the former Yugoslavia. The memorial was reportedly visited by more than three thousand people in 2005. Admission is currently free, and visitors are asked to sign the visitation roster. On the property is also a building filled with an extensive collection of gifts presented to Tito from his many visits with foreign dignitaries throughout his rule.