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Very impressive monument to the fallen Belarusian and Baltic armies who gave their lives here. You can combine it with trip to Khatyn if you have private guide. Again we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
Mogg1968
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very impressive monument to the fallen Belarusian and Baltic armies who gave their lives here. You can combine it with trip to Khatyn if you have private guide. Again we had superb private guide so visit was informative and easy. Soil brought here from various hero cities and a fitting remembrance to the fallen. Bit of a walk up to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The Mound of Glory was built to commemorate Belarus' liberation from the Nazis in World War 2. The mound is 35m tall and contains soil taken from all over Belarus. The climb to the top involves two paths that go in opposite directions each of over 240 steps and there is no handrail so stick to the inside if you... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

But once you've seen it that's it. Glorification of red army liberation of Belarus and Minsk following pincer movement here against the nazis. 248 or so steps to top but only shallow steps

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Thank kuepper
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48 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's the memory sign. Someone tells that the sunrise is worth seeing from the top of Mount - but this is questionable. Repeat again - no entertainments. It's fully hand-made memorial.

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Thank Orwe
Perm, Russia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Open for the public since 1969, this hand-made 35-meter high "burial hill" commemorates the heroic feat of the Soviet Army in the 1944 BAGRATION operation to liberate Belarus from the fascist Germany troops.On top there is a monument in the form of four vetical bayonets and a walled observation point.You can admire the spectacular view of the area. However you... More 

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Thank Elena C
London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Very impressive. Was on the 9th of May on Victory Day.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

if you want to see Minsk, then this should be in your plans as it tell another story worthy of your time there

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Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

nothing very special, but maybe you can make some good photos of surrounding area

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Thank Tatiana M
Minsk, Belarus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2011

Erected to commemorate the liberation of Belarus from the Nazi occupants in summer 1944 this mound today greets visitors coming to Minsk from MSQ Airport and Moscow. It is the second sight in the Khatyn - Glory Mound tour that is a nice opportunity to learn about the liberation of Belarus, take a few pictures with the best Soviet tanks... More 

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