Independence Square, Minsk, Minsk

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Walk among many important government buildings at Independence Square, Minsk, a typical Soviet square. Notice the famous three storks on top of the largest of several glass domes that dominate the square. The three storks symbolize the city’s independence, and the domes cover an underground shopping center. As part of the square, formerly known as Lenin Square, you'll find two state universities, a luxurious hotel, the main post office, and a famous red church. The square is part of the main city avenue, which is included in the World Heritage Tentative List. Watch for the large bust of Lenin in front of the parliament building. Independence Square, Minsk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • This is a very impressive, imposing square with the wonderful juxtaposition of the Belarus central government building and accompanying Lenin monument next to a beautiful cathedral. We were there in.....  more »
  • Huge Classic Soviet Square with lots of space and not so many people. If you are walking past it then you should probably have a look!  more »

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