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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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TripAdvisor
  • Nothing special and the supernatural in this place there is. If you do not see, nothing to lose
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  • Very good connection of different eras and styles. you can wander and relax on a bench, go to church or shopping mall under the area, look at the statue of Lenin or sculpture of Archangel Michael, to each their own. Nice and very purely, as throughout the city.
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  • It used to be called Lenin Square and is the heart of the Belarus and Minsk governments. Unlike many east bloc cities, the large statue of Lenin survives. You also have the red church and the undergro...  more »
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  • Ohh so nice place.
  • Massive and impressive square, especially for lovers of old CCCP
  • Very big square in the city center.
  • This square has many famous landmarks of Minsk. If I only had time to visit one place, this square would be it
  • Quite a place to get your impression on Minsk architecture.