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House of Flowers

April 14, 2009

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.

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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.


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