Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War
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Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War is the only Belarusian State Museum, which was opened during the war. The facade of the museum imitates the rays of the Victory salute. The museum has 10 halls with expositions and the most important one - the Victory Memorial Hall, which is located under a glass dome. the Halls are arranged according to the chronology: pre-war time - military operations - the reconstruction of the country from the ruins. The new building is equipped with modern technologies: installations, plasma screens, multimedia projects. The museum's fund has 141 thousand units of storage. Here you can order an excursion or research materials of the war.
Address: Minsk, Pobediteley Avenue 8
Read More“Holy Spirit Cathedral”
Holy Spirit Cathedral" Born for life by talented craftsmen whose names are unknown to us. the historical center of Minsk is adorned with the temple, it is a two-tower, three-nave basilica, made in the style of the Vilno (Belarusian) baroque. Since 1961 Holy Spirit Cathedral has been given the status of a cathedral of the Minsk diocese.
Address: Minsk, Cyril and Methodius street, 3
Read More“Palace of Independence”
The palace hosts events of national importance, such as the ceremony of presenting credentials to foreign ambassadors, meetings of foreign heads of state. Near the palace is situated National Flag square. This single architectural complex is designed to emphasize the inviolability of state independence.
Address: Minsk, Pobediteley Avenue, Building 12
Read More“Upper Town”
Today Upper town in Minsk is the most interesting area of the historical center. it is the center of the creative and business life of the capital with monuments of different eras and styles, such as classicism and baroque, eclecticism and modernity. It includes Freedom Square, the Music Lane, the streets of Herzen, Revolutionnaya, Cyril and Methodius streets and so on. The central element of Upper town - Liberty Square. it is connected with the main mistery of Upper town in Minsk. So according to the legend, there are underground passages under this square that connect all the main monastic complexes of Minsk.
Address: Freedom Square "
Read More“Victory Park”
Victory Park - the largest of the parks of the capital with a waterfront and a view of the islets of Komsomolskoe Lake - one of the favorite places for rest of Minsk residents. The park is decorated with alleys, benches, bicycle paths, a gorgeous fountain with illumination in the summer. One of the main object of the park is Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War.
Address: Minsk, Pobediteley Avenue 45