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Oktyabrskaya Square, Minsk

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  • August 8, 2017
    I was lucky to be in town on the day of Independence, the nation's most important holiday and the first place I was in was this square, which is the seat of power. Visually, a huge open space of concrete, but surrounded by towering buildings.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Oktyabrskaya, which means revolution. Beautiful house with adjacent Stalinist architecture of the store, where you can go to the other side of the Avenue to the Alexander square and the House of officers, and it is possible to descend into the subway. On such a large central square of course stand palaces, fountains and flags work.
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  • July 5, 2017
    Interesting building around the area ideal for some pictures. There are many cafes and bars in the ara  more »

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