2 hours, Start: 12:00-17:00
Did you know that About 80% of Minsk was destroyed in World War II and it was rebuilt in the 1950s with the towering Soviet-bloc buildings that Stalin loved? Experience the most rewarding adventure with your family on our exclusive family walking tour. Our family-friendly local professional guide will make sure the kids have as much fun sightseeing as adults. The well-informed guide will take you on a 2-hour long walking tour. The tour has an easy pace and includes a stroll around the city center, highlighting the famous cultural and architectural sites. The whole family will have fun learning about Minsk’s fascinating and interesting sites. The stories shared by the guide are guaranteed to provide a few giggles as you wind down the off-beaten paths of the city. Instead of having one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, Minsk has a library which was named one of the world’s ugliest buildings. Come and join us to see how ugly it is!
Independence Square, Minsk
Independence Square is a square in Minsk, Belarus. It is one of the landmarks on Independence Avenue. The National Assembly of Belarus and Minsk City Hall is on this square. During the period of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, it was called Lenin Square. It is currently one of the biggest squares in Europe. The square was designed by Iosif Langbard and was created for conducting rallies and to serve as Minsk's main ceremonial venue during the Soviet times.
The National Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Нацыянальны акадэмічны Вялікі тэатр оперы і балета) is located in a park in the Trinity Hill district of Minsk. Local people call it the "Opierny Teatr" (Belarusian) or the "Opera and Ballet Theatre." While the theatre opened on 15 May 1933, in the beginning, it did not have its own performance venue. Until 1938, the troupe performed at the Belarusian Drama Theatre building.
Minsk (Belarusian: Мінск [mʲinsk], Russian: Минск) is the capital and the largest city of Belarus, located on the Svislach and the now subterranean Niamiha rivers. As the capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region (voblasć) and Minsk District (rajon).