Belarus or Belarus is still one of the least visited countries in Europe, although it represents a meeting between Asia and Europe, where Russia borders it to the east and Poland to the west … But since 2020 the country changed its policy and tolerated a lot in granting entry visas, which increased the number of tourists and knew The world is more and more to its distinctive tourist attractions, especially in the capital, Minsk. Get to know us today with the most important sights in the beautiful city of Minsk and the best that you can do there.
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The Great Patriotic War Museum
The Museum of the Great Patriotic War is one of the most important monuments in Minsk and the country and it opened in 1944 at an extraordinary time as the battles of the Second World War were still ongoing … Since then the exhibition has expanded as the country suffered a lot from the war but today it is located in a wonderful building in the Heroes Square in Minsk. The museum was renovated in 2014 on the eve of the country’s independence day and liberated from the Nazi invasion. The site is definitely worth a visit.
Minsk includes many squares that include large statues, beautiful gardens and historical sites, most notably the Independence Square, which is considered one of the largest in Europe. In this square there are many tourist attractions, most notably St. Simon Cathedral, the headquarters of the Belarusian Supreme Court and Minsk City Hall as there are basic metro lines and a statue of the Soviet leader Lenin and a shopping center … Every visitor to Minsk must stop in this square!
The Grand Opera and Ballet Theater
There is no doubt that Minsk has huge huge buildings, one of the most beautiful is the large opera and ballet theater … From the outside, where you receive a beautiful water fountain, you will find yourself amazed by the beauty of the building internally and externally. Watch one of the shows and get ready to enjoy a fun performance if it’s in the opera, ballet, or both … The theater is also known as the Bolshoi Theater, bearing the same name as the famous Russian theater.
Gorky Park is not only famous in the Russian capital, Moscow, but also Minsk has its own park. The park was opened as a simple park in the year 1800 and named after Gorky, the famous Soviet writer Maxim Gorky. Today, the park has developed and now includes a games city, a good skating rink, a observation center, a huge windmill and many more…
The second most important square in Minsk is the Victory Square, which is located near several official offices and the headquarters of the Belarusian National Radio and Radio. This square is famous for its embrace of victory processions and national celebrations. The square includes the Victory Monument built in 1954 in honor of the Belarusians who fought for their country in wars and within the ranks of the Soviet Army.
Victory Square at night
The Great Patriotic War Museum
Opera and Ballet Theater
A scene from Victory Square
A scene from the capital of Belarus
From the Independence Square in Minsk
From Independence Square
From Gorky Park in Minsk
From Gorky Park