Minsk
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  • Minsk City: Small Group Walking Tour

    1. Minsk City: Small Group Walking Tour

    Learn the history of the capital and largest city of Belarus on a walking tour of the historic center of Minsk. Meet your local guide at the main entrance of the Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, and then take a stroll around the main highlights. Get a well rounded introduction to the history, buildings and events of the city from a guide licensed by the local ministry of tourism. Pass wonderful viewing points close to the cathedral to take souvenir photos. Discover the Music Hall that used to be part of a monastery in historical times, and experience its special atmosphere and architecture. Walk to Nemiga Bridge over the Svisloch River, and then explore the old town suburb of Troitskoe Predmestye. Learn how people lived in the city in the 18th century. Continue to the Isle of Tears to see the memorial and hear stories of the Soviet soldiers from Belarus who died in the decade-lon...

  • Minsk 3-Hour City Tour

    2. 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.

    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!

  • Magic Christmas Guided Tour in Minsk

    3. 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.

  • Dudutki Private Sightseeing Tour from Minsk

    4. Dudutki Private Sightseeing Tour from Minsk

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Minsk and travel to the Dudutki folk museum on the banks of the River Ptich. Learn about the Igumen nobles of the Elskys dynasty who made Dudutki one of the centers of cultural life in Belarus. Marvel as history is brought to life at the museum complex, designed to recreate the rural atmosphere of the 19th century. See the only working windmill in Belarus and learn how grain was turned into flour. Visit a pottery shop to watch a skilled potter at work and join in the creative process. Be inspired by a blacksmith, and taste freshly made rye bread at the village bakery. Sample delicious farmer’s butter, homemade cheese and local vodka (samogon produced at the only legal distillery in the country. Taste fresh cucumbers or marinated pickles with honey, served with the vodka, and then go for a walk along the riverside paths. Soak up the natural...

  • Minsk: Private Sightseeing Tour and Dudutki Museum Tour

    5. Minsk: Private Sightseeing Tour and Dudutki Museum Tour

    Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Belarus on this tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Minsk, enjoy a sightseeing tour in the company of a certified local guide. See iconic buildings and monuments and learn more about the city's Soviet past. Your experienced guide will tell you interesting facts and stories about Minsk and Belarus. After lunch, head to the Dudutki Museum Complex, which is located at a picturesque site around 45 kilometers away from Minsk. In the company of an official guide, journey into the world of Belarusian traditions and customs. Visit the museum of national crafts, see an old windmill and wooden church, and even watch a potter at work. Sample traditional Belarusian appetizers and beverages, all of which are produced on sight. In the garage of antique cars, you can see a huge variety of vehicles, including World War II cars. Get dropped off back a...

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What people are saying about Minsk

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3.4 / 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!

The excursion is super. I liked everything very much. Informative and interesting. Thanks to the guide :-) !!!