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Nice architecture and view

For thr adults is 3,5 rub. The elevator lift you till 23 floor. The view is beautiful. On the 22... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Like an alien space-craft landed in Minsk

The viewing gallery at the very top of the building affords an extensive view of the city and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
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Nezavisimosti 116, Minsk 220114, Belarus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For thr adults is 3,5 rub. The elevator lift you till 23 floor. The view is beautiful. On the 22 floor there is a photo gallery and graf cafe.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank greta_gad
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The viewing gallery at the very top of the building affords an extensive view of the city and highlights some of the most amazing contrasts between stunning & unusual new architecture, modern functional and old Soviet utilitarianism. No need to visit the actual library to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FttH
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We took the underground and the library is very near to the stop of it. We wanted to visit the viewpoint on the rooftop. We went up there and the view was nice, but no breathtaking. If You are in Minsk I would suggest You...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building which is a stunning sight either in the sunshine or lit at night. You can't miss it on the way to the city centre from the airport.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christinebeehive
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

There is a nice view point at the top of the building, and also a quiet cafe. I would recomend this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marharyta K
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

In the outskirts of the city , some 15 minutes with the Metro a huge diamond shaped building . The 3 lower floors is the library, you should go into it just to see the spacious lobby. Maybe not necessarily to pay entrance fee (...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trondoc
Reviewed 22 September 2018

An interesting building a metro ride away from the center. Unfortunately the library was closed but we went to the observation deck at the back of the building. The views from there are okay but nothing spectacular.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GlobeHope
Reviewed 16 September 2018

It might be good to view the surroundings from the roof of the Library... But it's even better to view the building itself from the opposite site, in the lights of the sunset, and while lamps are pouring their electrical light from the inside of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vadim A
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

As for me, the building of the National Library of Belarus is the real cause to visit Minsk. There’re not too many such interesting contemporary buildings in the former Soviet Union. One time I even found this library in a book about the most interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dim_london
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

If you go to Minsk this is the one should visit. There are good viewing deck and you can see Minsk 360 degree. There is nice cafe restaurant. They offer very nice potate pancake. There is huge shopping centre cross the road.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 333mayumiy
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Eva R
1 November 2016|
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Response from Erika J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eva, yes library will be working on January 2nd from 10am till 6pm :) enjoy! Seems like observation deck will be open even on January 1st :)