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Rodrigo Lupanow
Rodrigo Lupanow

Renaissance Minsk Hotel

Savor fresh seasonal produce and Belarusian flavors at our Arborea restaurant.

The stunning Belorussian capital Minsk is one of the jewels in the crown of Eastern Europe and among the most beautiful of all former Soviet cities. With its jaw-dropping contemporary design, our Hotel captures the spirit of this unique city perfectly. Our 640-capacity Grand Ballroom is the ideal setting if you're holding any event, while the traditional focal fare at our Arborea Restaurant is a genuine treat for the senses. Our resident Navigator Natalia is on hand to tell you about the seemingly never-ending treasures that Minsk has to offer, all close at hand, including a vibrant bar and cafe scene.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • RLife Magazine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fitness Center
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Valet Parking
  • Virtual Concierge
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
Full hotel details

Bistro de Luxe

This city center bistro serves up European fare in a chic setting; come here for a business breakfast or post-dinner drinks on the patio.
Sleek, fashionable and contemporary, the Bistro de Luxe lives up to its name with upscale decor featuring glittering chandeliers, black-and-white checkered flooring, and cozy black leather booths. Italian dishes dominate the menu, and there is a good selection of seafood for those who prefer fish. Arched windows let in a good deal of light during the day while allowing plenty of people-watching opportunities. Each dish is beautifully plated and is a perfect blend of color, texture and flavor to please both eyes and palate. The signature Bistro de Luxe steak served with mushroom sauce is a must try here. Accompany your meal with a glass of fine wine and head out to the summer terrace to soak in the vibrant city lights.
Address:10 vulica Haradski Val 10, Minsk
phone:+375 44 789 1111
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Minsk City Gates

These massive towers, built after the German defeat in WWII, are the most dazzling examples of the architecture of Minsk.
This symbolic gate-like structure is one of the most famous landmarks in Minsk. Constructed in the Stalin classicism style, these two towers are 11 stories tall and stand at the foot of Railroad Square. One tower features a giant clock brought over from Germany after World War II as a trophy and is aptly named the "Time of Minsk Tower", while the other is the "Coat of Arms of Belarus Tower". Serving as a architectural prelude to this magnificent European city, the Minsk City Gates are a national treasure.
Address:Privokzalnaya Ploshad, Minsk
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Utopia 60

Plunge into the atmosphere of the 1960s while enjoying a coffee at this cafe.
This cafe is an utopian project in the style of 1960s. Pleasant music and antique furniture create a very pleasant and authentic atmosphere. Here you can enjoy different types of coffee and try local drinks like the coffee "kompot" with cherries in half-liter jar.
Address:Lenina str. 9, Minsk
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The National Academic Janka Kupala Theatre

Visit the oldest theatre in Minsk to watch performances based on the culture and history of Belarus.
The City Theater (the first name of Janka Kupala Theatre) was opened on June 5th 1890, and rebuilt in the years between 2010 and 2013. The reconstruction fully restored the details of the building that were originally added in 1890. All performances are in the Belarusian language, but you can rent headphones to listen to the English translation.
Address:7 Engelsa street, Minsk
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Slavutast Gallery

Come to peruse their selection of items, all of which are handmade by Belarusian artisans.
This charming shop features an array of products from Belarusian artists. From artwork to clay pottery and hand carved wooden boxes, everything found here tells a story of the rich folk art and culture belonging to this historic region. Craft Glory is chock full of traditional crafts as well as monthly exhibits, where the artists themselves come to speak and share their expertise.
Address:21 Vulitsa Maksima Bahdanovicha, Minsk
phone:+375 17 334 4985
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Y Gallery

Hidden between residential buildings "Ў" Gallery is a place with an atmosphere of free culture
"Ў" Gallery attracts local intellectuals and creative people and boasts an exhibition space, a democratic wine bar, design-shop and a literary house. This hip spot also hosts special events such as poetry evenings, book presentations and seminars.
Address:Nezavisimosti str. 37A, Minsk
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Cafe U Deda

Serving the best coffee in the city.
Here you will find the most delicious coffee and a truly unique and extraordinary interior and atmosphere.
Address:11 Kirova St., Minsk, 220029
phone:+375 (29) 638 37 36
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Mai Thai

Enjoy real Thai food with a king of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.
At Mai Thai try the fiery tom yam or the sweet and sour pad Thai. People love the food here for the vivid flavors - spicy, sour, sweet, and salty mix and complement each other. For dessert, we recommend traditional Thai dishes like the sweet rice with mango.
Address:Kirova str. 11, Minsk
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ID Bar

Personal identification is the theme of this trendy concept-driven bar that asks and answers the question, "Who are you?"
The answer to the complex question posed by this bar is quite simple by their definition - you are what you eat. The bar's unusual decor enumerates the ways in which we identify ourselves from our height to our tastes to our personalities. The eclectic interiors are fitted with mannequins posing as coat hangars, height charts, copies of faux passports and portraits. The menu features a wide variety of top-shelf liquors and cocktails and gourmet eats with which to pair them. Savor house specialties like the black risotto with scallops, carpaccio with porcini mushroom, and beefsteak in blackberry sauce. Head out to the terrace on a summer afternoon and beat the heat with a glass of wine or fresh-pressed juice.
Address:19 vulica Zacharava, Minsk
phone:+375 44 793 1396

DooDah King

Discover blues, jazz and rock and roll in the heart of Minsk at this vibrant bar featuring live music, eclectic decor and excellent drinks.
Pop art, graffiti, posters of musical icons and song lyrics cover every surface at this lively hub of retro Americana in the heart of the city. Frequented by a hip-and-happening hipster crowd, the bar has an upbeat, casual vibe, a change from the usual chandelier-champagne combination popular at most nightclubs here. Open till 5a every night, the bar is ideal for post-dinner drinks and dancing. Live bands keep patrons on their toes with classic rock, funk or soul and occasionally mellow things down with smooth jazz and blues.
Address:14 vulica Biersana, Minsk
phone:+375 29 103 1000
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Loft Café

A restaurant, bar, and nightclub, Loft Café truly has it all.
You won't find another place quite like Loft Café anywhere around Minsk. A triple threat, this hot spot combines a restaurant with a night club and bar. The interior is sleek and trendy, with wide open spaces and brick walls, and serves as the perfect backdrop for patrons to mingle and dance during the evenings. The menu features delectable Eastern European dishes and even includes options for children. From unique cocktails and great DJ sets to excellent service and an unforgettable menu, Loft Café is truly the hip spot to be at.   
Address:22 P. Brovki Street, Minsk
phone:+375 29 380 00 10

Kamyanitsa

Step back in time at Kamyanitsa - the staff dresses up in fun costumes, and the menu features traditional Belarusian fare.
Recreating the time when Belarus formed part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, this popular restaurant features a menu that is heavy on all sorts of cooked meat. The staff is decked out in authentic costumes and their drinks, particularly the firewater, is a crowd favorite. Don't forget to stop by during the weekends so you can check out a number of live events taking place including traditional dancing on Sundays.  
Address:18 Pyershamayskaya Vulitsa, Minsk
phone:+375 17 294 51 24

Minsky Vernisazh

Toy collectors and tourists alike can delight in shopping for Russian Nesting (Matryoshka) dolls as well as other local arts and craft.
Minsky Vernisazh is a market that sells typical Belarusian handicrafts, folk art and souvenirs. More popular with tourists than locals, it is especially famous for selling Matryoshka dolls (Russian nesting dolls), a series of ornamental wooden figurines. Each doll is composed of two detachable pieces that can be taken apart to reveal a smaller doll inside. After dismantling the whole set, the dolls are laid side by side in the descending order according to their heights. At this market, shoppers can find these figurines in different forms, depicting Russian housewives, peasants or fantasy characters. As the ceramics and local artworks are catered towards tourists, prices vary and a little amount of haggling can take you a long way.
Address:Oktyabrskaya, Minsk
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Minsk Botanical Garden

Visit the oldest botanical garden in Belarus to enjoy an afternoon in nature.
Minsk Botanical Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in Europe. There are more than 10,000 kinds of plants here. Be sure to stop by the lake where you can feed swans and view statues of Greek characters.
Address:Surganova str. 2v, Minsk
phone:+375172926915
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Alivaria Museum

Housed in an historic 19th century building, the Museum of Beer is part of the Alivaria brewery.
You will enjoy a trip to the Alivaria Museum and learn a lot of interesting facts about beer history and the secrets behind this local brewery.
Address:30 Kiseleva St., Minsk, 220002
phone:+375(29)5001755/+375(17)2395836
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Boulders Museum

An impressive number of stones have been put together to create an outdoor museum with a beautiful landscape
The museum features 2134 ancient boulders that have been arranged to form a map of Belarus. Large stone crosses, boulders with mysterious symbols and text labels — cold forbidding blocks — are sure to inspire your imagination.
Address:Kuprevicha street, Minsk
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La Crete d'Or

A cozy coffee shop, located in the center of Minsk, is a great place to taste incredibly delicious desserts.
La Crete d'Or is a nice French coffee shop, where every guest can taste delicious dishes, enjoy the music and a nice view from the window. Even a true foodie can find a special handmade dessert and a cup of coffee. This place is also great for romantic dates. Here people rest and enjoy calm and friendly atmosphere.
Address:vulica Lienina 3, Minsk
phone:+375 29 106 00 22
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TNT Rock Club

Discover some of the best local and nationally-famous bands and authentic rock memorabilia at this "museum of rock" in a historic building.
Regarded by many as the place for die-hard rock fans in the city, this club hosts live bands each evening. The stage has welcomed famed Belorussian and international performers like Kryvi, IQ 48 and EASY DIZZY. Appreciate the classic combination of perfectly-seared steaks and ice-cold craft beers as you listen to your favorite tunes. Don't forget to view the collection of music artifacts that include the guitars of Slash, AC/DC and Brian Setzer. Head out to the summer terrace with a drink and mingle with fellow music aficionados in a casual, relaxed setting.
Address:9 Revalyutsyynaya Vulitsa, Minsk, 220030
phone:+375 29 655 5555

St. Peter and Paul Cathedral

Originally constructed in 1613, this is one of the oldest churches in Minsk. Get a feel for the history of the city when you visit.
Throughout its four-hundred-year history, St. Peter and Paul Cathedral has served as a school, hospital, printing workshop, and of course, a church. Its architecture speaks of its diverse roles in Minsk's history: it has high walls and gun slots from when it was used as a fortress. It has been looted and closed in the past, but still remains standing and continues to function as an Orthodox church. 
Address:4 Rakovskaya vulica, Minsk
phone:+375 17 226 7475
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Korona

This mall, with a semi-transparent roof, adorns a festive look during holidays and is popular for grocery shopping on normal days.
Korona is a mall spread over two stories that houses fashion boutiques, stationery shops, pharmacies and grocery stores. Its hypermarket is one of the biggest in Minsk where customers can complete their household shopping. The Korona Techno is among the popular shops and it sells electronic gadgets such as television sets, washing machines, phones and cameras. This mall also has an entertainment section for children and facilities like currency exchange. After a round of shopping, head to one of the restaurants on-site where you can relish fast food and local cuisine.
Address:24 Kalvariyskaya Street, Minsk
phone:+375 17 226 5219
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Cafe Austeria Ursula

A cosy cafe with a warm atmosphere located in the the main building of the Janka Kupala Theatre.
During the reign of the Great Duchy of Lithuania, an austeria (after Italian osteria) was a big coaching inn, which was usually situated in the center of a city or a town by its main square. The cafe is named for Franciska Ursula Radzivil, the founder of professional Belarusian theatre, whose play is included in the repertoire of the Janka Kupala theatre.
Address:7 Engels street, Minsk
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Belarusian State Academic Musical Theater

This theater's dramas and concerts cater to a gamut of tastes, from light comedies to serious operas and classical music to funky rock.
The Belarusian State Academic Musical Theater was inaugurated in 1970 and was shifted to its present site 11 years later. Today, it hosts performances spanning different genres such as dramas, concerts, operettas and musical comedies. It even presents shows that fuse two or more genres of music. Visitors can watch musicals in the local languages, Russian and Belarusian, as well as foreign shows. The nature of the concerts too varies with both classical and contemporary melodies gaining equal importance. Their website lists the detailed event schedule.
Address:44 Miasnikova, Minsk
phone:+375 17 200 8126
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The Literary House

Visit this is you are shopping for Belarusian literature.
When walking around Minsk, turn off of Independence Avenue and you will find yourself in a labyrinth of Belarusian alternative literature. The Literary House, or "Logvinau", includes a bookstore, a publishing house, a printing house and a public organization.
Address:Nezavisimosti ave. 37A, Minsk
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Belarusian Flax

Visit this shop and find original souvenirs and decorations for your house, all made of flax.
Flax is truly a unique creation of nature, sung in the legends of our land. Belarusian Flax is a shop where you can find a big range of original souvenirs, bed linen, towels, serviettes and other production, made of flax. Find something according to your taste to decorate your house or for yourself. It also would be a nice gift for your friends with great wishes from Belarus.
Address:Independence Square, Minsk
phone:+375 (29) 327 13 05
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Upcoming events

Dip & Dine

Dip & Dine

November the 25th, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format....

November the 25th, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format. “Dip” – aqua-zone access “Dine” – wide assortment of snacks and salands, dishes of national cuisine, desserts, soft & alcoholic drinks
– kids’ corner with games & chef's master class – music entertainment We offer the best price! • 39, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drink & alcoholic welcome drink • 49, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drinks and flow red & white house wine

Minsk, Belarus
Venue: Renaissance Minsk Hotel
Address: Dzerzhinsky Avenue 1 E, Minsk, 220036, Belarus
Phone: +375 17 309 90 90
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December the 9th, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format....

December the 9th, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format. “Dip” – aqua-zone access “Dine” – wide assortment of snacks and salands, dishes of national cuisine, desserts, soft & alcoholic drinks
– kids’ corner with games & chef's master class – music entertainment We offer the best price! • 39, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drink & alcoholic welcome drink • 49, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drinks and flow red & white house wine

Minsk, Belarus
Venue: Renaissance Minsk Hotel
Address: Dzerzhinsky Avenue 1 E, Minsk, 220036, Belarus
Phone: +375 17 309 90 90
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Dip & Dine

December the 23rd, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format....

December the 23rd, we invite you to the event in "Dip & Dine" format. “Dip” – aqua-zone access “Dine” – wide assortment of snacks and salands, dishes of national cuisine, desserts, soft & alcoholic drinks
– kids’ corner with games & chef's master class – music entertainment We offer the best price! • 39, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drink & alcoholic welcome drink • 49, 00 BYN per person, including aqua-zone, lunch buffet, soft drinks and flow red & white house wine

Minsk, Belarus
Venue: Renaissance Minsk Hotel
Address: Dzerzhinsky Avenue 1 E, Minsk, 220036, Belarus
Phone: +375 17 309 90 90