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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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  • Independence Square was built in the 30 years of the 20th century for the project. as the main square by J. Langbard's capital. Covers an area of 7 HA. The dominant feature of the square is the House of Government, (survived in the great patriotic war). There is a Parliament and the Council of Ministers. Before him is a monument to Lenin. (Take the background)!, next to the Church of St. Simeon and St. Helen, or "red". It was built from 1905 on 1910god on the initiative of Edward Vainilovich in honor of immortalizing early deceased children. For years of existence has been and Warner Bros. and home cinema. Look inside the temple. One of the unique stored copies of the shroud of Turin, close to the Church-profitable pre-war homes. On the opposite side of the square, City Hall and the Office of Minsk metro with 50metrovoj tower with weathervane in the form of bison. Near the building of the BELARUSIAN STATE UNIVERSITY, the leading University in the country. At the end of the square is the building of the Pedagogical University, take a look inside, see Foucault's pendulum. In the underground part of the square is a shopping and entertainment center "capital" with car parking facilities. There you can shop, eat and just relax.
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  • Your stroll through Minsk will inevitably bring you past this square on which the architecture of the House of Government may lead to differing opinions in your party. I liked it and found it an excel...  read more »
  • This place is nice to see. you can take a photo group here as they are very spacious. And they also have underground mall under this square... 
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