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Minsk 3-Hour City Tour

1. Minsk 3-Hour City Tour

On this 3-hour sightseeing tour you’ll see the major attractions of Minsk accompanied by the commentary of an experienced and knowledgeable guide. The capital city of Belarus was first settled in 1067 and much of the city was destroyed during WWII. During the tour your guide will show you the architectural, historical and cultural monuments of the 17th-20th centuries. In the historic center you’ll visit Independence Square with the House of Government, St. Simeon and Helena Church (The Red Church, 1910), Independence Avenue, Victory Square with its 38-meter obelisk and the Eternal Flame, honoring the heroes of WWII. Admire the architecture of the House of the First Congress of Russian Social Democratic Labor Party, the City Hall and the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit. See the Cathedral of Sts. & Paul and the Church of Saint Trinity.

Minsk: The Best of Minsk Walking Tour

2. Minsk: The Best of Minsk Walking Tour

Found nearly 1000-years ago, the capital city of Belarus, Minsk, is an interesting place with stunning architectural, historical and cultural monuments. It is known for its Soviet part of the city, Victory Square, with its obelisk and the Eternal Flame for the heroes of WWII. During your outing, you and your informative guide will take a walk through Minsk, taking in many of the city's major landmarks along the way. Hear tales of how the biggest complex of the Stalinist empire was built, discover fascinating historical details about the Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre and learn about the city's evolution both historically and culturally. Your walk will introduce you to many of the city's historical and architectural monuments of the 17th, through to the 20th-century. Witness sites such as the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Independence Square and the House of Government, the Trinity Suburb, Victory Avenue, St. Simeon and Helena Church, the House of the First Congress and discover the secrets of the Soviet part of the city.

Minsk : Cultural Minsk Walking Tour

3. Minsk : Cultural Minsk Walking Tour

Discover Minsk, Belarus’ capital city, and learn about its beautiful architecture, history, and cultural monuments. Visit some of Minsk’s most popular attractions with a local guide, including St. Simeon and Helena Church, known as the Red Church, and the Holy Spirit Cathedral, both important religious and cultural centers in Minsk.. Stroll through Upper Town Minsk, the old-town area of the city that is closed off to traffic and open to pedestrians; the area is perfect for a walk and full of restaurants. Discover the Soviet area of the city, with Victory Avenue and Independence Square, where the Minsk City Hall and the National Assembly of Belarus stand, and one of the biggest squares in Europe. Learn about the obelisk, and the Eternal Flame, monuments commemorating the Second World War. Learn about "Miniland", Belarus' Mini Museum, an interactive museum with miniatures of Belarus' most important buildings and historical sites.

Magic Christmas Guided Tour in Minsk

4. Magic Christmas Guided Tour in Minsk

Explore beautifully decorated places in Minsk together with your knowledgeable local guide who will point out hidden gems of the city. Learn about the history of the Christmas tree including who the first person to decorate it was. Hear magical Christmas legends about the city and immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture. Visit the delightful, old-fashioned Christmas market in the center of Nezavisimosti Avenue. Have the chance to taste local products, browse stalls and fill your heart with joy at Christmas time in Minsk.

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What people are saying about Saint Simon and Saint Helena Church

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4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

It was great to learn about the history, architecture and layout of Minsk. I am glad we started our trip this way--it really helped me to feel connected to the people of Belarus!