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Fountain "Boy with a Swan" in Alexander Square

Fountain “Boy with a Swan” in Alexander Park

In the very center of Minsk, opposite Oktyabrskaya Square, there is an ancient park - Alexander Square, where you can see the first city fountain - "Boy with a Swan". Place...
What Minsk looked like 100 years ago - 15 photos then and now

15 pictures of old and new Minsk

Minsk is a unique city, which over the past 100 years has radically changed in its architecture, somewhere for the better, and somewhere rather controversial. That's why...

Minsk in the film “Beloved” 1967

Thanks to the film "Beloved", released in 1965, we have the opportunity to admire Minsk at that time. This film contains not only gorgeous...
What Minsk looked like in 1971 in the film "The World Guy"

What did Minsk look like in 1971?

A little over 50 years ago, the premiere of the action-packed film “The World Guy,” produced by the Belarusfilm studio, was shown on the screens of Soviet cinemas. The main character of this movie...
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...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

In spring, dozens of different birds actively return to Belarus, among which starlings are especially noticeable. Melodious singing and unusual coloring with bright specks attracts...

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...

Lyakhavichy Church of St. Joseph

There are 2 churches in Lyakhovichi, the first is the temple of 2004, named in honor of the Heart of Jesus, and the second is the Church of St. Joseph, which has more...

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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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