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Military Cemetery, Minsk

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#11 of 18 in Historic Sites in Minsk
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  • This quiet place definitely deserves attention, if only because it is almost in the center of the city, connected with the history and culture of the country not one thread, and the people there not a soul, except the relatives of the deceased. Walk from Victory Square on foot for about ten minutes. We have to go through the first gate on Kozlov Street - they are tightly closed; the central entrance is opposite the church. At the entrance - educational posters in Belarusian and English, tell briefly about the history of the cemetery and the fact that two of their main writers - Janka Kupala and Yakub Kolas are buried here. Alexander Nevsky's church is now closed for repairs, but the parish itself is in effect, even there are announcements about how to register for baptism, all in Russian language. By the way, the cemetery is considered closed for new burials, but, apparently, this does not apply to family plots. In any case, two very recent ones have been discovered, with fresh...
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  • The cemetery is not valid, it is not part of the standard excursion routes, but it is worth a visit. Especially those who are interested in history. First, the church of Alexander Nevsiky is located in the territory - a beautiful temple in Russian style, which has been preserved since the late 19th. Secondly, outstanding Belarusians are buried here, which influenced the formation and development of the country. State, military figures, creative intelligentsia. I recommend taking a tour.
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