Upper City

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  • Address: Minsk, Belarus
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Walking Area, Family And Kids, Town, Neighborhoods

The Upper Town area is actually the centre point of the historic city of Minsk. This is the foundation of the city and the first inhabitants of Minsk resided here. The first thing you will notice about this area is the construction style of the houses in this area. They mostly are white buildings with sloping roofs in red, green or black. The Svislach river snakes on the borders of the Upper Town. This area is best explored in the heritage walk format. Most of the trails begin at the October Square and visit sights like the Republic Palace, Former Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Academy of Music, Marlinsk Cathedral, Town Council, Bernard Cathedral etc. The Upper Town is said to have been rebuilt plenty of times but the charms of a quaint European town are not lost in this area. Do keep an eye out for the various sculptures; they are reflections of pure Belarusian art. 

Upper City Travel Tips

  • The best way to explore this area is by foot.
  • Audio tours are available.
  • A guided tour will provide you all the information about the structures here.
  • In the evening, the area is swathed with gorgeous lights that make it a lovely place to visit.
  • There are plenty of restaurants and cafes in this area. 

How to Reach Upper City

  • Bus stop – Freedom Square, Nyamiga
  • Metro station – Niamiha, October Square

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  • Upper City Address: Minsk, Belarus
  • Upper City Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Upper City(preferred time): 09:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Upper City: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 1.76% of people who visit Minsk include Upper City in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Upper City visit around 1 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Upper City

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Upper City

People normally club together Minskiy Komarovskiy Market and National Library Of Belarus while planning their visit to Upper City.

People also prefer to end their day with Upper City.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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