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Minsk walking tour

updated on 05/01/2017

The Free walking Tour of Minsk starts from the doorstep of Minsk Hotel (please, confirm your participation via email).

You will hear interesting facts about the Government House, the so-called Red Church and Belarus State University before taking a walk through the grandest section of Minsk High Street – Independence Avenue – that was restored shortly after the Liberation of Belarus in 1945.

We will take a turn near GUM – the monument to the Soviet shopping – to get into the Old Town of Minsk. The place has preserved the old atmosphere and the old buildings – the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Spirit, the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Gostiny Dvor. The most expensive hotel in Minsk - Europe Hotel – also has a rather interesting history.

We will cross the street to get into Trinity Suburb and the Island of Tears – the last highlights of our Minsk walking tour. Time and mood permitting we will also take a look at the Opera and Ballet Theatre and visit one of the local souvenir shops.

The tour will end in Victory Square where we will see the memorial to the liberation of Belarus and walk by the best post-war dwelling buildings in Minsk. A metro ride back to Minsk hotel will be possible to arrange.

 
Tour duration: about 2.0 hours, around 7 km.
 
The Minsk walking tour is free of charge starting at 1800 daily on a prior email confirmation.
 
Tour price: USD 50 (per private walking tour during the day)*
 
Note: the price quoted for the present Minsk tour is for reference purposes and is confirmed upon request. The tour is available round the week.

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