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Independence Square, Minsk 223050, Belarus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This impressive square is very large, and also quite iconic. Definitely worth a visit on your trip to Minsk

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommend. Minsk public spaces and buildings are from another time. Mainly empty now, which is good compared to the crowds of many Eastern European cities.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank packcal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The square is massive. The architecture is Soviet style which was interesting to see (I have not seen many before). There is the big Lenin statue facing the metro building. The Red Church is just few metres away. Then Minsk Hotel is at the end...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Well, so big area ! Must see sight in Minsk, easy to access, take some photos and this is it. The big statue of Lenin and the soviet style of buildings, square and street in the area can you travel in time. My opinion is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Antony P
Reviewed August 6, 2019

One of Minsk's most important squares, with the Parliament building, Lenin statue, the "Red Church", university buildings, etc. There is a shopping centre underneath. Easily-reachable on foot from the main train & bus stations, or by Polscha Lenina metro, or buses 1 & 100, as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FTMDave
Reviewed August 2, 2019

yes in front of the building there is a big statue of the tovaricth Lenine don't forget we are in the brother country of Russia and one great place when it was USSR

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tylkopolska
Reviewed July 30, 2019

I suppose a country must have a big square for having parades. Without the parades there was not much to see.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Timo K
Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place with big Statue of Lenin. Historical place for Belarusian. The place around is open and full of marbles.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BernardB194
Reviewed July 6, 2019

This large square is a showcase of pre and post WW II soviet architecture, of which Langbard´s Supreme Council (once Supreme Soviet) building is the most impressive specimen.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roam33273746978
Reviewed June 18, 2019

A large, yet surprisingly quiet square. Clean and well taken care of, just like most of the city. Definitely worth a visit, with the architecture so typical for this part of Europe and several important buildings around it.

Date of experience: June 2019
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