Minsk City Tour

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August 16th 2014
Published: August 16th 2014
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Many of us new teachers took the city tour on a double decker bus. We traveled many of the main roads and saw many sights while listening to the audio on headphones. I especially enjoyed the propaganda included with each description. I have included some of the photos to give a glimpse of this amazing city. Most of the city was destroyed during WWII so most of the construction is post-war with five stories high being the maximum during that period. With the wide streets, including super wide sidewalks, it makes for a very pedestrian friendly city.

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Minsk City Bus Tour Group

Getting ready to board the double-decker city tour bus
The tour busThe tour bus
The tour bus

The two hour bus tour started at the Minsk bus station
War MemorialWar Memorial
War Memorial

World War II memorial and new museum behind.
Getting to the tour busGetting to the tour bus
Getting to the tour bus

Getting to the tour bus was an excursion itself, involving a city bus, tram, and walking.
The CircusThe Circus
The Circus

Circus is big in eastern Europe. Minsk hosts four circuses each year and have a permanent facility
We were quite a sightWe were quite a sight
We were quite a sight

Everyone seemed to be looking at the double-decker bus. It is a new sight in the city.
Green SpacesGreen Spaces
Green Spaces

The city has many green spaces, especially along the river that runs throughout the city. It is primarily man made.

16th August 2014

Enjoying your experiences vicariously. Thanks for sharing. Judy

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