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Tourist Attractions in Minsk, the Capital of Belarus

Gaurav Kadam Jan 11, 2024
Your trip to the Belarusian capital of Minsk will be etched in your minds for its unparalleled Stalinist architecture.
Situated on the banks of river Niamiha, the city attracts young crowds to its nightclubs, cafes, and restaurants.

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Enter the city through the two identical 11-storey towers that act as gates to the magical Minsk.

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A modern architectural marvel, the 23-floored National Library of Belarus gives you a bird’s-eye view of the city.
Seek divine blessings at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, which was built in 1642 in Baroque architectural style.

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The Church of Saints Simon and Helena, aka the Red Church, located on the Independence Square is truly admirable.
Take a pit-stop at the Minsk Botanical Garden and observe the blossoming flowers on the tree-lined paths. Spring never fades away in this cheerful garden.
The Victory Monument - a 38 m granite column with a replica of the Order of Victory at its head and the Sacred Sword of Victory at its bottom, stands at the center of the Victory Square.
The picturesque Trinity Hill is a quaint suburb with chic cafes and shops. The Svislach river adds to the charm of the place.
The magnificent All Saints Church is the pride of Minsk. It has five golden domes in the memory of the martyred Belarusian saints and civilians.
Located in the river Svislach, an evocative memorial stands on the Island of Tears to commemorate the soldiers who gave their lives in the Afghan war and those martyred at other times.
Witness the grand operas and ballets at the historic National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus. History buffs will have a good time here, for the shows are mostly scripted around revolutions.
Learn about the catastrophic WWII at the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, for it is the first WWII museum in the world.

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Enjoy the scenic views relaxing by the beautiful Lake Komsomolskoye in the gorgeously green Victory Park. 

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Head to Minsk’s Old Town for some old-school fun. Groove to the music at a concert or have a scrumptious meal at the heart of the city.