Minsk Soviet tour

Summary

We meet at 15:00 close to LENIN MONUMENT near the Government House on Independence Avenue (площадь Независимости), the address is Soviet street, 11. You can recognize the guide by SOVIET TOUR plate.  During the tour we are going to walk around former Lenin square, visit Main Post Office, where you will have an opportunity to send Soviet postcard to your friends\relatives. Then we are going to go down along Independence avenue to enjoy Stalinist Empire style architecture, while listening to incredible stories of the times of the USSR. You will see the KGB building still exists in Belarus, based in the very center of Minsk.  Going further, we will visit the soul of Minsk, Centralny Soviet style bar, where locals use to get a shot after a hard day at work and where you can be full of drinks (including alcohol) and local snacks by a very small waste!  Tour finishes on the former main Square of Minsk during Soviet times, where is Huge Palace of Republic and Trade Union House are located. The tour is created by local enthusiastic team of young guides and officially registered by local authorities: National agency of tourism in Belarus.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours - 2 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Minsk is a unique city where you can feel the spirit of the lost USSR epoch. The city has the biggest in the world complex of Stalinist Empire style architecture, statues to soviet leaders which still stay untouched around the country, and the remnants of communism era left at different corners. If you would like to know more about the unique soviet history in Belarus get to know why Albert Einstein wanted to teach in Minsk University and how soviet security service was hunting for spies, welcome to the Soviet tour!

What’s included?

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Soviet postcard and international postage stamp

  • snacks and drinks in Centralny Soviet style bar

  • your personal expenses

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Before you book

  • Duration: 120-150 minutes

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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