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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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  • The main square, which hosts a giant Stalin's pre-war building with the monument to Lenin. This Is Government House. We recommend to see the building survived the bombing of fascists, they retreat wanted him to blow up, but they were not given.
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  • square giant and imposing as right that sia............in the heart where it passes the main street Niezalieznasci, near the station, with under a shopping mall, surrounded by universities and beside a beautiful church, not to mention the statue of Lenin, really impressive and majestic ... ... ... ... ... Walking in the square, look around and realize how small we are ... ... ... ....
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  • Normal area, such is in all capital cities of former Soviet republics. The only thing that deserves the interest is the Church of St. Simeon and St. Helen. Its neogotichno-modernist style he distinguishable amid the buildings of Stalin's times.
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