The city of Minsk features a wide number of attractions for children. The kids will surely enjoy themselves in such fantastic locations as the amusements parks, theaters, as well as cinemas that Minsk has to offer. Take a day out for the family and cherish the memories you’re sure never to forget.
Here are some of the places you can take your kids to:
Maksim Gorky Central Children’s Park
Located near Victory Square and Yanka Kupala Park. During the Soviet era, the park was renamed “Park of Culture and Recreation” after the famous Russian/Soviet writer Maksim Gorky. A section of the park’s territory is occupied by an amusement park. Maksim Gorky also contains an educational observatory, planetarium, and indoor skating rink.
Belarusian State Circus
It is the ideal place to find good humor and surprise performances. The circus is situated on Independence Avenue and has a capacity of 1667 seats. Witness the funny clowns, acrobats, wide range of animals and birds, as well as the many other aspects that make the Belarusian State Circus a must-visit.
The State Puppet Theatre
It is the oldest puppet theater in the republic. The venue presents some very memorable and spectacular performances, especially for the little ones. Here you will find an unusual, yet fresh approach to traditional classical and contemporary stories as well as vivid acting and original music.
The Planet of Dinosaurs
If you are looking for entertainment for the children, the Planet of Dinosaurs is what you need. The venue features an exhibition with dinosaur figures almost to scale, as well as a number of sensational activities in the interactive area. The center also organizes birthday parties.
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Your kids can enjoy their stay in Minsk, too, with these different kid-friendly places.