Private guide in Minsk, guided tours in Minsk, Belarus
Top Attractions in MinskThe Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, The Cathedral of the Virgin, Church St. Mary Magdalene, National Academic Big Opera and Ballet Theatre, Belarusian Musical Comedy Theatre, Belarusian Great Patriotic War Museum, Gorky Park
Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYB/BYR)
Information about Minsk
Minsk is the capital city of Belarus, a country bordered by Russia, Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine. Minsk is the largest city in Belarus with a population of more than 1.8 million citizens. Settled along the Svislac and Niamiha Rivers in the 11th century, Minks is an ancient city with a fascinating history. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, Minks is now the administrative center of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The weather in Minks is quite changeable, with warm, moist summers, foggy spring and fall, and cold, snowy winters. The Old Town portion of Minsk is settled along the slopes of the Minsk Hills, with modern developments spreading across the southern plains.
Important landmarks and attractions in Minsk include the Russian Orthodox church of St. Mary Magdalene, the Jesuit College, the Island of Courage and Sorrow memorial, the monument on Victory Square and Lenin’s statue in front of the House of Government.
My name is Stepan, I`m 23 years old. I live in Minsk. I am very interested to meet people from other countries, and to acquaint them with the culture, customs of my country. With pleasure will acquaint you with the history and architecture of the city.