Independence Square, Minsk, Minsk

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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, Minsk Edition.
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  • There is a Lenin statue in the square, and when I put it together with the building behind it, i have the impression that it is a Soviet square. However, there is a shopping mall in the basement, and there are a lot of people in the basement even if there are no people in the square.
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  • Independence Square is considered to be the largest and most important square in the country. In addition to its large size, the square boasts a large number of attractions including the Red Church, the Lenin Monument, fountains, monumental government buildings, etc. Parking where you can leave your iron horse for the walk. Be sure to visit.
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