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Sovetskaya 15, Minsk 220030, Belarus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior is under renovation at present, but you are still able to go inside. It is called The Red Church because of its brick. I was told that the interior was special. I did not see anything of note. Mass was in process, so...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when i visited there was a religious ceremony holding and i was totally amazed stooped by the benches with tears in my eyes i don't know why but i was really touched. I'm Muslim and don't know what was the ceremony about but I could...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is not very old , but has got a famous reputation. The pope was there some years ago in this Catholic Church

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked passed this a number of times before noticing it. It’s set between shops and backs onto housing. For me it wasn’t amazing but what made the visit for me was the way it was constantly in use by the people of Minsk. People...More

Thank swanboy01
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Rare is the place where you feel His presence. The background of this church, it's whereabouts, all that meet one another inside these red walls. Be quite and pray.

Thank Vadim A
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Interesting visit to know the history behind this church. It was under renovation when I was there. The interior is not special, on my opinion.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Saw a limited part of the church. It is unique with its colors. I was able to see the inside and the stipple from far away.

Thank Aviram M
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Despite the ongoing construction this red-brick church still showed its beauty in- and outside. Its interior is standard Catholic, with lots of statues and other religious objects, while outside photos of favourite popes are put up under a bishop statue. Taking photos inside is allowed.

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Standing in stark contrast to the grim theme of Soviet architecture that dominates Independence Square is the red brick Catholic Church. It was constructed in the Neoclassical style, and completed in 1910. Its tall, gabled bell tower and attractive detailing are reminiscent of many brick...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful Catholic Church on Lenin Square. You can go underground if you are on opposite side.

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