|The name of the excursion||Price, BYN|
|Adult||Children (7-15)||Children (0-6)|
|The name of the excursion||Departure time||Tour duration||In detail|
|Bus tour||11.00 a.m.||1 hour 40 minutes||Description|
|Bus tour||1.30 p.m.||1 hour 40 minutes||Description|
|Bus tour||4.00 p.m.||1 hour 40 minutes||Description|
|Bus tour||6.30 p.m.||1 hour 40 minutes||Description|
The age of Minsk, according to historical documents, approaches 950 years. There were rising and falling in its past, shattering destructions passing from century to century, and decades of the persistent reconstruction of the lost and creation of the new... What this city is now and what it remembers about its the past, that is a question that the excursion answers.
You will learn about the wide historical past of the city during the excursion. The Polotsk principality, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Rech Pospolita (The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth), the Russian Empire, the Soviet Belarus and the Republic of Belarus, that is a way passed by Minsk over the centuries… You will see St.Peter and Paul Church of the beginning of the XVII century and "Red" Church of the beginning of the XX century; the most ancient Nyamiha Street that began from the Minsk Castle, and the picturesque Upper Town connected with the life of Minsk throughout five centuries. Monuments of architecture of the XVII-XIX centuries that remained in Upper Town. On its main Liberty Square, you will see a Town Hall, Guest Yard, malls, several monastic complexes (Bernardines, Basilian, Jesuits). Here you will see the most valuable architectural city monuments such as Orthodox and Catholic Cathedrals of the XVII century; you learn about life of pre-revolutionary Minsk, city magistrate functioning, traditions of the Magdebourg right.
Further majestic ensembles of the squares and avenues of Minsk will appear before your look, monumental buildings of constructivism era, the famous ensemble of the main street of Minsk which is also a constructivism monument, modern public and sports constructions such as original National library and grandiose Minsk arena… The tragedy of residents in days of the Second World War; modern, dynamically developing Minsk of a turn of the XX-XXI centuries, all this will find reflection in an excursion too.