Disintegration of Yugoslavia, wars in 90’s and NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999
The air strikes lasted from March 24, 1999 to June 10, 1999. For two and a half months the attacks from the NATO forces continued across Yugoslavia – particularly in Serbia. Nobody knew where the next bomb would fall. You can only imagine the terror of citizens trying to lead a normal life with NATO fighter jets zooming overhead. In the course of the campaign, NATO launched 2,300 missiles at 990 targets and dropped 14,000 bombs, including depleted uranium bombs and cluster munitions. Over 2,000 civilians were killed, including 88 children, and thousands more were injured.
In this tour You will be able to hear the story of the new history of the Balkans and to see the buildings and monuments regarding to NATO aggression in territory of Yugoslavia. Also you will hear the story of unilateral declaration of independence of Republic of Kosovo and the real truth of Kosovo and Metohija, the center of Serbian history, culture, and religion.
The Tour will start from the Republic square, and it will lasts for 3 hours. Note: This is walking tour, if you prefer to take a car please note us on time, and if it will be driving tour, it will starts on the place of agreement.
The Tours schedule and routes are Flexible. The most important thing is respond to the wishes of tourists.
Kneza Milosa street
Although it was 17 years ago, Belgrade is still scarred and many parts of the city seem today as though they have just been hit. Cruising missiles hit the buildings of the federal and republican ministries of internal affairs in Kneza Miloša Street.
The building of the Radio-Television of Serbia
The NATO bombing of the Radio Television of Serbia headquarters occurred on 23 April 1999, ... Sixteen employees of RTS died when a single NATO missile hit the building in Aberdareva Street.
The "Ušće" business center
The "Ušće" business center in Novi Beograd was hit. It housed many radio and TV stations and the head office of the Socialist Party of Serbia.
The Chinese embassy in Belgrade is bombed
The Chinese embassy in the Yugoslav capital of Belgrade was also hit and set on fire by NATO airstrikes on May 7, 1999. Three Chinese citizens were killed. The Nato called the attack “a mistake.” China is a permanent member of the UN Security Council and, along with Russia, did not support a military solution for the Kosovo crisis.
Military Museum, Belgrade
Recent exhibits address NATO actions against Serbia in 1999, including the controversial use of cluster bombs, depleted uranium, and graphite bombs, some of which are claimed to be in violation of international law. A well-known exhibit features parts of a US F-117 stealth aircraft which was downed by a Serbian S-125 Neva/Pechora.