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Where is the House of Masons in Minsk located?

Where is the “house of Masons” in Minsk?

If you want to look at a little mysterious Minsk, then I recommend finding the House of Masons, also known as the House of Klyuchinsky. The three-story building is located in the Upper City, literally...
Cold synagogue on Nemiga

Lost Legacy: Cold Synagogue on Nemiga

One of the unique lost objects of architecture and history of Minsk is the Great Synagogue (Cold). Today, about the fact that such a building was once located in the very center ...
At this house, there is a Belarusian writer Yanka Maўr

The most beautiful balcony in Minsk in the house where Yanka Mavr lived

In the central part of the city of Minsk there is a small Myasnikova street, which is interesting for the building with probably the most, well, or one of the most beautiful balconies in the city. House...
Where was the first power plant in Minsk

Where was the first power plant located in Minsk?

In the second half of December 2022, a new tourist point with a historical context appeared in Minsk - this is a partially recreated facade of the first city power plant (transformer...
Manor Vankovichi in Minsk

Museum-estate “House of Vankovichi” in Minsk

On the very border of the Upper City of Minsk, from the side of Internatsionalnaya Street, you can see a small estate of the late 18th - first half of the 19th century, associated with the surname ...

GUM: architecture, history, secret places and interesting facts

Minsk is full of interesting places and worthy sights, and its central part is curious to one degree or another with almost every building. So for example on...
Parking in the factory district of Minsk

New parking in the factory district on Odesskaya street

A new parking lot has appeared in the factory district of Minsk, on Odesskaya Street. Long-term parking for vehicles will work here, a service station, a tire fitting station, a car wash and several office warehouses will open....
Holy Cross Church in Minsk

Kalvary cemetery: church, gate, tombs and a ghost

Kalvariyskoye is the oldest cemetery in Minsk, on the territory of which there are about 30 thousand burials, several tombs, a church, and also a gate. Since 1990, this whole...
Minsk in the photo in the 80s and today - what has changed?

Minsk in the 80s in the photo, we compare how the capital looked before and now

Minsk is changing so rapidly every year that you can't always keep up with it. In place of yesterday's wastelands on the outskirts, like mushrooms, new ones grow ...
Groshi Money Museum in Minsk - Communist street, 49

Museum of money opened in the center of Minsk

An unusual museum has opened in the main office of Dabrabyt Bank. It features banknotes and coins dating back to the 2nd century AD. The Museum of Money presents...

The city of Ivye in the 1982 film “Alien Father”

Thanks to the film "An Alien Father", released in 1982, we have the opportunity to look at the city of Ivye as it was during the filming. Below...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

Water mill in the city of Ivye

Along the central street of Ivya you can see the old ordinary buildings of the city and of course the main attraction - the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, but there is more...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2023

If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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