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Interesting places in Minsk

Arriving in unfamiliar city, even on business every person wants to discover something new. Minsk is interesting for visitors, despite the fact that during the Second World War, the city was largely destroyed. Today numerous monuments resemble those events, and the capital itself looks beautiful and growing.

The center of Minsk is small and it can be bypassed for a few hours. The main attractions are concentrated here. Although, of course, you can find something unusual far from the main streets too.

Approximate tour route to Minsk

Each person can develop his route through the city, depending on his preferences. Someone is more interested in historical monuments, someone likes architecture, someone likes walks in the park, and for someone it is important to try local cuisine. However, the following route will allow everyone to discover the beauty of the Belarusian capital.

There are several key points during the walk:

  • Independence Square — here is the Red Church, Government House, Belarusian State University , Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank, Management of Minsk subway, the Minsk City Hall and sculpture of «architect». This square is considered one of the biggest in Europe.
  • Independence Avenue is the central street of the city. If you walk on it from Independence Square, on the way you see Post Office, headquarters of the KGB, the National Bank, the cinema «Central», the Palace of the Republic. If you go further, you can walk to the Academy of Sciences and the National Library. But it is better to turn to the right near the Palace of the Republic.
  • Nemiga District is one of the most beautiful places in the capital. Numerous temples, the Upper Town, the promenade of Svisloch, cozy Trinity suburb are here. All these sightseeings make an impression on tourists. You can walk to the Opera and Ballet Theatre from here. Wandering along the park, located around him, you can re-enter to the prospectus.
  • In front of you the Circus will be, next to which a children’s park named by Gorky is situated. And next to it there is an area with a high Victory monument and eternal flame in front of it.

If you have more time, you can diversify your walk, visiting museums, galleries and other notable sites.