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Victory Square, Minsk
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Victory Square is a genuine Soviet-era square. See the 38 m (124 ft) high granite monument dedicated to the millions who died in the Great Patriotic War--World War II. Watch for the red star and the old Soviet coat of arms on its top, and pay attention to the sculpture of Lenin on the side of the monument. The face of Stalin, which used to be there, was converted into Lenin's ear. An eternal flame flickers at the base of the obelisk, making it a popular spot for photographs. You can discover more about the square and its role in Belarusian history in the museum under the square. The main entrance to famous Gorky Park is also on this square. Arrange to visit Victory Square and other attractions in Minsk using our Minsk vacation route planner.
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  • Beautiful, clean city, local authorities and the people of Belarus will remember and keep the memory of the Soviet soldiers killed in the great patriotic war. ...
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  • Victory Square is located in the centre of Minsk at the intersection of Independence Avenue and the streets Zakharova. It is a memorial to those who perished World War 2, known in Belarus as the Great...  more »
  • A very beautiful and yet somber place to visit, this is a World War 2 monument, there is a large pillar similar to the Washington monument in USA but on each side of the monument beautiful and detaile...  more »