The museum was founded on 30 September 1943 by the resolution of the Bureau of Belarus Communist Party Central Committee. It was opened for visitors on 22 October 1944 in the liberated city of Minsk in the left intact building of the Trade Union House on Liberty Square.
The Belarusian State Circus is the only circus in the world that is located on the central avenue of the country capital. The Belarusian State Circus has created its own performances and shows, with BelStars, the ballet of the Belarusian State Circus, touring many countries.
The best casino in Belarus "Shangri La" Shangri La Casino Minsk established in 2009 and is part of a casino chain managed by Storm International. Shangri La defines experienced professional management, a superior level of service, comfort, security and confidentiality.
K. S. Zaslonov Children's Railroad in Minsk (Belarusian: Дзiцячая чыгунка, Dzitsyachaya chyhunka; Russian: Минская детская железная дорога имени К.С.Заслонова, Minskaya detskaya zheleznaya doroga imeni K.S.Zaslonova) is a 750 mm (2 ft 5 1 ⁄ 2 in) narrow gauge railroad loop passing through the Chelyuskinites Park in Minsk, Belarus.
Church of Saints Simon and Helena (Belarusian: Касцёл святых Сымона і Алены) (Polish: Kościół św. Szymona i św. Heleny w Mińsku) also known as the Red Church (Belarusian: Чырвоны касцёл) is a Roman Catholic church on Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus.
The Vileyka reservoir construction was started in 1968. The reservoir was created to increase the amount of fresh water for the republic's capital Minsk. For this purpose it was necessary to transfer some of the large Belarusian river's flow into the river Svislach.
Gorky Park (Парк Горкага, Цэнтральны дзіцячы парк імя Максіма Горкага, Maksim Gorky Central Children's Park) is a public park in Minsk, Belarus. In is located near the Victory Square and the Yanka Kupala Park. The park was established in 1800 under the name Governor's Garden.
Independence Avenue (Belarusian: праспект Незалежнасці, Russian: проспект Независимости) (Praspiekt Niezaliežnasci) is the main street of Minsk, the capital of Belarus.Independence Avenue crosses Minsk radially from its center towards the North-East. Length of the avenue is about 15 km. Several key landmarks are located at the Independence Avenue (from ...
Minsk Zoo has good transport connections with other parts of Minsk. Metro station Avtozavodskaya is located at distance of 1.5 km from the entrance. In nearest future another underground station will be built in the district Chyzhouka at distance of 1 km from the entrance.
Museum "Strana mini" Minsk, prospekt Nezavisimosti, 25 Museums The Museum "Miniland" is the first museum of architectural miniatures of the sights in Belarus, each of which has significant events for the country. Around some mock-ups, historical scenes have been recreated that will allow visitors to the museum to feel the atmosphere of the past. What is the museum of miniatures in Minsk. The ...
The National Library is an attractive landmark of Belarus. Today the library is more than a rich collection of books. It is a multipurpose center that combines high technologies, ultramodern design and unusual architecture. National Library history. The country’s top library was founded in 1922 under the aegis of the Belarusian State University.
The historical building is known as Pishchalauski Castle (Belarusian: Пішчалаўскі замак), also spelled Pischalauski Castle. The castle is also sometimes called the Belarusian Bastille. It is a registered state architectural monument. The castle was built in 1825. It formerly served as a prison. The architect was named Pishchala.
As the national capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region and Minsk raion (district). In 2013, it had a population of 2,002,600. Minsk is the administrative capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and seat of the Executive Secretary.