Things to do in Minsk
- 13 reviews
I communicated with grumpy bus drivers in order to visit three towns in the countryside: Dudutki, Mir, and Njasvizh. These small towns were nice, each one showing off a few dilapidated 500-year-old buildings. The sixteenth century Mir Castle, a UNESCO site, was memorable. Located 85 kilometers from Minsk, the red brick castle has a stone spiral staircase that lets you ...Popular withHistory
- 32 reviews
What a special approach to love expression! The 'Love Path' is a small bridge in the 'Gorky Park' where lovers have been hanging padlocks since the 19th Century to symbolize their eternal love promises. Normally, couples carve their names on the padlocks, hand them on the bridge, and throw their keys forever into water.
- 41 review
Несвижский замок — дворцово-замковый комплекс, находящийся в северо-восточной части города Несвижа в Минской области Белоруссии. В XVI—XIX веках — резиденция князей Радзивиллов. Весь комплекс внесён во Всемирное наследие ЮНЕСКО (с 2005 года).
- 71 review
When you enter the Museum for the Great Patriotic War, they ought to give you a barf bag—it’s that graphic. Lots of people (including women and children) getting hung and shot. Several mutilated bodies of citizens and soldiers. It’s gruesome to see photos of soldiers with blown-off heads, body parts strewn about, and close-ups of young dead faces. On the ...Popular withHistory
- 91 review
Gain substantial insights into the national history. This modest neo-renaissance building constructed in 1881 houses a collection of medieval craftsman, rare coins, weapons, ancient documents and printed books from the 16th/17th Centuries — claims are that several of the objects are more than 40K years old. The Museum of Nature and Ecology is also in this complex.Popular withHistory
- 102 reviews
This modern glass and concrete structure is a convenient source of utilities (often limited in the area) such as general shops, bars, currency exchange houses and trains to broad Europe of course! The rooftop restaurant, 'Zvezdny', is nice and offers great views of Minsk.