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. Independence Square, Minsk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Minsk Edition.
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  • On independence square are all major government buildings. The hotel is also next to the Church, the Museum of Belarusian Cinema. A lot of national stores and cafes where you can enjoy a marvelous meal, of course referring to the Belarussian grams 300-400 tinctures Bulbash!
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  • Spacious and very clean square located near many historical buildings.Discover it during exploration in the area and if there is good weather is nice spot for a break.Very impressive the huge Lenin's ...  more »
  • A big square with underground, and countless shops and pikkukioskeja. For your self, according to the Council-antique-replicaa seized. There is a lot of tourists in the corridors of the shopping center. You should pop in, next to the square is the Church of Semenin and Helena. There is, of course, the conditions of employment were on Sunday going as a tourist, so I gone to disrupt
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  • Is a must visit. Huge buildings, and a beautiful Catholic church plus an amazing mall just under.
  • Nice big shopping center with good cafes for lunch. Tho toilets are few and hard to find.
  • Impressive square with lots of very large Stalinist buildings a a massive statue of Lennin.
  • Quite interesting place with characteristic architecture.
  • Remarkable square ... really wonderful place to enjoy the atmosphere in the heart of Minsk ... there is underground mall with 3 floor under the square
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