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MinskBelarus

Trip time! Discover the museums, cafés, and art in Minsk.

Venture to sights like Museum of the Great Patriotic War and Belarusian State Circus as you discover Minsk.

Where to stay in Minsk

Minsk City Centre, Minsk, Belarus

Minsk City Centre

If you're spending some time in Minsk City Centre, Island of Tears and Museum of the Great Patriotic War are top sights worth seeing.

Minsk City Centre
Tsentralny District, Minsk, Belarus

Tsentralny District

4.5/5Wonderful!(65 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the monuments and parks in Tsentralny District. You might want to make time for a stop at Island of Tears or Museum of the Great Patriotic War.

Tsentralny District
The looks of Minsk, Belarus. Looks like something straight from the 70s - very unique! #Lifeatexpedia

Leninsky District

4.5/5Wonderful!(11 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the museums and churches in Leninsky District. You might want to make time for a stop at Dinamo Stadium or The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus.

Leninsky District
All around the fountain are plaques with city names.

Moskovsky District

4.5/5Wonderful!(30 area reviews)

Moskovsky District is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Church of Saints Simon and Helena and Museum of the History of Belarusian Cinema.

Moskovsky District
The eternal flame shines brightly at night.

Partizansky District

4/5Very Good!(3 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the parks and theaters in Partizansky District. You might want to make time for a stop at Belarusian State Circus or Gorky Park.

Partizansky District
The eternal flame shines brightly at night.

Zakharova-Pulikhova

While visiting Zakharova-Pulikhova, you might make a stop by sights like Victory Square and Gorky Park.

Zakharova-Pulikhova

Top Hotels in Minsk

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hampton by Hilton Minsk City Centre
Hampton by Hilton Minsk City Centre
3 out of 5
8 Tolstogo Street, Minsk, Minsk, Minsk
$74
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6

Located in the heart of Minsk, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Church of Saints Simon and Helena, Museum of the History of Belarusian Cinema, and Belarusian ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (339 reviews)

"Minsk - Hampton Hotel, positive experience, very good front desk staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Hampton by Hilton Minsk City Centre
Hotel Yubileiny
Hotel Yubileiny
3 out of 5
Pobediteley Avenue 19, Minsk
$30
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6

Located in Minsk City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Minsk City Hall, and Cathedral of Saint Virgin Mary. Island ...

4.1/5Very Good! (204 reviews)

"First and foremost, it’s about location, location & location. The hotel is not young but had been renovated throughout. Lack of modern interiors is by far compensated by homelike atmosphere, friendliness and professionalism of the staff. Amazing front desk & concierge services, good restaurant menu. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hotel Yubileiny
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minsk
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minsk
5 out of 5
9 Pobediteley Avenue, Minsk
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$124
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11

Located in Minsk City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Minsk City Hall, and Cathedral of Saint Virgin Mary. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (248 reviews)

"Great staff and really enjoyed the rooftop bar. Friendly service. Hotel is in great condition but fairly new. Good location. Handy shopping mall for dining options."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minsk

Popular things to do in Minsk

Island of Tears
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Island of Tears

4.5/5(28 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Minsk when you take a trip to Island of Tears. Make time to visit the monuments and theme park while you're in the area.

Victory Square
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Victory Square

4.5/5(46 reviews)

You can learn about the history of Minsk with a visit to Victory Square. Experience the area's museums and art scene.

Church of Saints Simon and Helena
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Church of Saints Simon and Helena

4.5/5(24 reviews)

You can learn about the history of Kastrychnitski Rayon with a trip to Church of Saints Simon and Helena. Discover the area's museums and monuments.

Top activities in Minsk

Minsk City Tour
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Minsk City Tour

$30
Per adult
Belarusian Castles
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Belarusian Castles

$62
Per adult
“Dudutki” open air museum of ancient crafts and technologies
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“Dudutki” open air museum of ancient crafts and technologies

$51
Per adult
BELAZ: the giants’ world
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BELAZ: the giants’ world

$51
Per adult
Private Minsk Jewish City Tour
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Private Minsk Jewish City Tour

$55
Per adult
Minsk Private Walking Tour
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Minsk Private Walking Tour

$15
Per adult

Reviews of Minsk

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
43
5 - Excellent 60.563380281690144%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 29.577464788732396%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 7.042253521126761%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 1.408450704225352%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 1.408450704225352%

4/5 - Good

RV

Oct 3, 2019

Fascinating to see a country still teetering between its Soviet past and modern future. Go to the National Library. Consistently voted ugliest building in the world, it is fascinating nonetheless. There is an observation deck entrance in the back.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 30, 2019

Very nice and clean city, beautiful people but they don’t speak English :(

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 26, 2019

Clean, nicely built, modern, big European City .

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 9, 2019

It's a huge city with a small population

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 7, 2019

I love the city Great people And very clean Great restaurant Looking forward to visit again

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 6, 2019

What a lovely city. Not what people in the outside world think.