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Fountain of Independence

Independence Square, Minsk 223050, Belarus
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Features White Storks, the National Bird of Belarus

Located in Independence Square, this fountain sits atop a large glass dome beneath which one finds... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CJW913
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De Pere, Wisconsin
Nice statue

This was an attractive statue but was not a fountain in winter. There were icicles all round it... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Hevsy
,
Egham, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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Independence Square, Minsk 223050, Belarus
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in Independence Square, this fountain sits atop a large glass dome beneath which one finds an underground mall. It supposedly has the largest number of water jets of all the fountains in Minsk. However, since my spouse and I never saw it working during...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was an attractive statue but was not a fountain in winter. There were icicles all round it, which were pretty

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This fountain is located in the heart of Minsk city center which is walking distance to a number of attractions. This is a must see location.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The fountain of Independence is the dome of the Stolitsa Shopping Centre that is located below it. The square with the dome is adjacent to the "Red Church" or it's proper name "Church of Saints Simon and Helena". Visitors please be aware that drinking of...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The fountain is part of the Lenin Square (Independence Square). Fountain is beautiful and blends well with the architecture and surrounding buildings. Lot of benches to sit around this area. This area is huge with massive Lenin Statute. The Red Church is next door. Stolitsa...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Fits in well with the surroundings , near hotel Minsk. Large area for sitting, no traffic to get in the way.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Well, yes, it's a fountain. It's not the most spectacular fountain in the world, but it fits fantastically well in the rest of Independence Square. All of the square is actually a must-see when in Minsk, and that includes this fountain. The birds on top...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

It is a must see place. Monumental buildings around and brand new square! Beautiful place! Many cafes, fountains, restaurants around

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice fountain in the middle of government square. the fountain include symbols of main Belarus cities and nice spot to take a picture or just relax.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

located across from Independence Square, it features a nice fountain and a beautiful sculpture of white cranes- the national birds of Belorus. One opinion is that Belorus, or White Russia got its name from the white crane.

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