Independence Square, Minsk
Independence Square is over 7 hectares big, which makes it one of the biggest squares in Europe. It was designed by Iosif Langbard for conducting rallies and military parades. The following facilities are located there today:
- Government headquarters
- Belarusian State University
- Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University
- Minsk Metro headquarters
- Minsk Mayor’s Office
- Former commercial apartment buildings of the early 20th century, the Architect sculpture
- Church of Saints Simon and Helen (Red Church)
Also there is a huge underground mall "Stolitsa" with many cafes and shops - a perfect place to buy souvenirs.
Very beautiful, spacious and crowded place. One word - cool.
A great place filled with vacationers people. The only moments there is no shade, so as not to roast in the sun.
Very good to relax Especially in the summer
The biggest square of the city. Was reconstructed several years, after which its appearance changed completely. A new area of Minsk residents saw in 2006. Under the square is the largest shopping center "Capital".
Beautiful. Minsk generally affects the scale of the squares and avenues. The area is beautiful, there is a beautiful Church and an underground shopping center
Quite a place to get your impression on Minsk architecture.
A beautiful square. And when you consider that the bottom still Torgovy center "Capital", then it is just a gorgeous place
This square has many famous landmarks of Minsk. If I only had time to visit one place, this square would be it