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If you are in this section of town, look for these. They are more like two twin buildings across... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Globaljoan
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Hawaii
City gates

If you arrive in Minsk by train, this is the first thing you will see. Nice architecture! Best view... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in this section of town, look for these. They are more like two twin buildings across the main road from each other.

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth looking at but I wouldn’t recommend making a special trip. It’s worth a quick photo and then move on. Other than this being the city gates the architecture isn’t anything different from what can be seen around Minsk. If your hungry there’s a...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

If you arrive in Minsk by train, this is the first thing you will see. Nice architecture! Best view is from the train station.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It should keep you busy for a few minutes to look at the architecture and symmetrical structure of the buildings, take some photos and move on. No need to get out of your way to visit.

1  Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 10 August 2018

These twin, 11-story high symmetrical buildings are just near the railway station overlooking Railway Station Square. They were built in Empire style, which contains elements of Late Classicism, Baroque and Art Deco. One of the towers contains a huge clock, presumably the largest in Belarus....More

2  Thank CJW913
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Not much to see or say about the city gates. For the best view go to the train station, other wise pass..

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 26 July 2018

the gates look better from the distance-they are located opposite the main railway station, because when you are close the gates are not so big

1  Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Stayed here for one night at the SkyTower apartment in a pathfinder visit to Minsk.Our host Svetlana was very welcoming and obliging and only has the one property to let out thus guaranteeing you her personal attention. Do not be put off by the dark...More

Thank davagib
Reviewed 30 June 2018

If you arrive in Minsk by train or bus, this will be one of the first sights you will see. Very impressive and easy to see how they have acquired the name "The Gates of Minsk"

Thank ivanparkin
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is a short stop for a few photos. It does have quite a few USSR details though if you wish to look more closely.

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