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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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  • Passed this on the way to my hotel.Many cities in Europe have tributes to the fallen of the two wars.Just a shame that the symbol of one tyranny is memorized in the defeat of another..  more »
  • If you want to marvel at an architectural masterpiece as well as an expression of the historical inheritance of Minsk and Belarus then you must hit this place. It's iconic obelisk stands out on the op...  more »
  • This area is best visited by walking all around and enjoying the beautiful architecture and quiet sounds of the city. It was an especially beautiful sunny day when we visited and is a beautiful memory...  more »