Minsk, Belarus

  • The longest street in Belarus – Independence Avenue in Minsk.
  • National Park “Pripyat” of Belarus- the only place on earth where there are prehistoric floodplain oak forests.
  • Forests cover nearly one third of Belarus, which makes wood an important and abundant resource.


Minsk Botanical Garden

Tranquil garden with walking paths
Peaceful botanical garden with a greenhouse & walking paths amid diverse trees, plants & flowers.

Belarusian Great Patriotic War Museum

Museum with World War II exhibits
Established in 1944, this World War II museum features 24 exhibit halls in an iconic building.

Minsk Zoo

Zoo with native & global animals
Animals from Belarus & around the world, waterfowl in natural river pools & an educational program.

Belarusian National Arts Museum

Trove of Belarusian & Russian art State museum exhibiting Belarusian & Russian painting & sculpture in a classical-style building.