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Independence Square, Minsk, Minsk
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Walk among many important government buildings at Independence Square, Minsk, a typical Soviet square. Notice the famous three storks on top of the largest of several glass domes that dominate the square. The three storks symbolize the city’s independence, and the domes cover an underground shopping center. As part of the square, formerly known as Lenin Square, you'll find two state universities, a luxurious hotel, the main post office, and a famous red church. The square is part of the main city avenue, which is included in the World Heritage Tentative List. Watch for the large bust of Lenin in front of the parliament building. Using our international travel planner, Minsk attractions like Independence Square, Minsk can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Minsk's main square, independence square, or, in the words of the local language, the area of the square. That this area was a major in the Soviet period, recalls a constant large statue of Lenin. Very large and spacious. But underneath lies a large shopping centre "Stolitsa" roof which is Fountain Square. On the one hand the area limits the Belarusian University building. And the main decoration of the square is the famous unique red Church.
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  • Large beautiful square in places, very clean with large buildings and a typical architect
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  • This is the central place of Minsk, is included in the list of required places visited. You can make a good photo and go, the children have a place to run!
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