The capital of Belarus is one of the most fascinating cities in Eastern Europe. Famous as much for its extraordinary history as its impressive, Soviet-style architecture, leafy parks and eccentric locals, Minsk is unforgettable.

Facts

Population

1,900,000

Currency

1 Belarisian rouble (BYR) = 100 kopeks

Opening hours

Most shops are open 10.00–19.00, Mon-Fri and 10.00–17.00 on Sat. Banks are open 09.30–17.30 Mon-Fri.

Tourist information

13-119 Revolutsionnaya Street, Minsk Mon-Thu 08.45-13.00, 14.00-18.00, Fri - 08.45-13.00, 14.00-16.45, Closed Saturday and Sunday. +375 17 203 3995

Travel to Minsk

Flights to Minsk can be booked through Etihad Airways to enjoy a city that is as captivating as its name. Minsk is often referred to as a living monument due to its 1950s futuristic-style architecture.

Top 5 Things To Do in Minsk

  • Have fun at the Gorky Central Park which is located right at the city centre. The park has a wonderful atmosphere where you can unwind and enjoy a relaxed afternoon
  • The Minsk Arena is gorgeous and holds a lot of events with ice hockey being a favourite. The main arena has various cafes and restaurants where you can sample some of Minsk’s signature dishes
  • You must visit the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. Like most buildings in Minsk the design is daringly futuristic and the museum has a lot of interesting exhibitions
  • A trip to Minsk is incomplete if you have not visited Victory Square. This popular attraction sight has a remarkable history
  • Check out the Church of Saints Simon and Helena which is one of the most stunning structures in Minsk

Plan Your Minsk Holiday

You can get flight deals to Minsk from Etihad deals. While most people prefer to visit Minsk during summer, winter in the city is quite beautiful. The streets and buildings are well lit during the winter nights and air tickets to Minsk are also less expensive. Cheap hotels in Minsk are also easier to find in winter due to the low tourist traffic.

Destination Routes

Etihad Office in Belarus

Minsk, Belarus
Internatsionalnaya str 33V
Post code 220030
+375 17 328 62 22
msqtkt@etihad.ae
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30