Cheap flights to Minsk Belarus

A laid-back stroll to Soviet times

About Minsk


The capital of Belarus is informally being called a reserve of the Soviet era. No need for a time machine: you can travel to the past just walking up and down the wide spotless avenues and gazing at the old-style buildings like GUM, TSUM and the 'Moscow' cinema complex. There is no pressure in the air – the city is spacious, relaxed and remarkably green. No skyscrapers, no crowd, no rush – your taxi will never be late. So take your time to stroll the picturesque river promenades or bike around the historical Trinity Suburb, which is as cute as a button.

Minsk has more foggy days a year than London – 67 vs 45. The most foggy month is November.

A picnic in one of the city parks (and there are plenty!) is also a nice idea. Visit the traditional Komarovsky Market first to stock up on some homemade cottage cheese, and fruits from the local farmers. At night, check out the local ballet – perhaps 'Swan Lake' will be playing!

Minsk was 80% destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in the 1950s according to Stalin’s preferences.

How’s the weather in Minsk in May?

  • Temperature 7-18 °C
  • Dry days 15-
  • Average rainfall 63 mm
  • Snow days 0


  • Population 2.0M
  • Local time :
  • Currency Belarusian Ruble

What does Minsk cost?

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  • Meal
    Restaurant meals in Minsk cost 35% less than in Auckland
  • Train
    A typical train ticket is 0.24 EUR


  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 6.14 EUR


  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): .72 EUR


  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): .24 EUR
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 1.84 EUR

Sports And Leisure

  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult: 34.49 EUR
  • Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend): 16.32 EUR
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat: 3.37 EUR

Clothing And Shoes

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar): 65.29 EUR
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...): 33.06 EUR
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes: 80.6 EUR
  • 1 Pair of Men's Leather Business Shoes: 91.76 EUR

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