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Church of Saints Simon and Helena

Sovetskaya 15, Minsk 220030, Belarus
+375 17 200-44-15
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Sovetskaya 15, Minsk 220030, Belarus
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+375 17 200-44-15
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"independence square"
in 17 reviews
"red brick"
in 7 reviews
"underground shopping centre"
in 3 reviews
"the dragon"
in 4 reviews
"bronze statue"
in 2 reviews
"lovely interior"
in 2 reviews
"magnificent building"
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"social life"
in 2 reviews
"worth a quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding buildings"
in 3 reviews
"interesting history"
in 3 reviews
"quick look"
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"soviet architecture"
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"soviet union"
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"mass"
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"bell"
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"contrast"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the ongoing construction this red-brick church still showed its beauty in- and outside. Its interior is standard Catholic, with lots of statues and other religious objects, while outside photos of favourite popes are put up under a bishop statue. Taking photos inside is allowed.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Standing in stark contrast to the grim theme of Soviet architecture that dominates Independence Square is the red brick Catholic Church. It was constructed in the Neoclassical style, and completed in 1910. Its tall, gabled bell tower and attractive detailing are reminiscent of many brick...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful peaceful Catholic Church on Lenin Square. You can go underground if you are on opposite side.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately there is some construction taking place, but you can still see most of the building....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was under restoration.. It was nice looking from outside. The inside was ordinary. It made of red brick.

Thank Huseyin B
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Possibly one of the most well known churches in Minsk, this seems to be the main catholic cathedral. There is some construction at the moment but you can still view the cathedral well. It didn't appeal to me as much as some of the other...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Had a quick visit, mass was on. Got to hear an incredible signer while glancing at the beautiful interior. At this time the outside is being renovated, but you can still go in.

Thank Fligh
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

If you are in Minsk, this church is to be visited! It is central and easy to reach walking! Different stile!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The church would probably have looked a lot better if it wasn't under construction but the inside was still nice.

Thank Nicholas N
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The church is located in the vicinity of the Independence Square. The interior has been completely restored and the church is now an important center of religious, cultural and social life in Minsk

Thank ShavyB
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