Walk among many important government buildings at Independence Square, Minsk, a typical Soviet square. Notice the famous three storks on top of the largest of several glass domes that dominate the square. The three storks symbolize the city’s independence, and the domes cover an underground shopping center. As part of the square, formerly known as Lenin Square, you'll find two state universities, a luxurious hotel, the main post office, and a famous red church. The square is part of the main city avenue, which is included in the World Heritage Tentative List. Watch for the large bust of Lenin in front of the parliament building. Independence Square, Minsk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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The best place to go on Sunday. All the people are positive and great atmosphere there. Highly recommend to visit. The red beautiful castle is also there. more »
This is a very impressive, imposing square with the wonderful juxtaposition of the Belarus central government building and accompanying Lenin monument next to a beautiful cathedral. We were there in..... more »
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