The city's main square is referred to universally by its Russian name, Oktyabrskaya pl (October Sq; in Belarusian, it's pl...
Across the street from Oktyabrskaya pl is Tsentralny Skver (Central Sq), a small park on the site of a 19th-century marketplace. The...
Belarusian State Art Museum
This excellent state museum has been renovated and now includes a light-bathed extension out the back that features local art from the...
The hippest cafés are the itsy-bitsy Stary Mensk and its teeny-weeny cousin, London. They both serve coffees and fresh teas, and whip up...
This classy place has great service from waiters in tuxedos and white-linen tablecloths starched enough to cause an injury. The...
Lonely Planet review
Tsentralny magazin is a large, Western-style grocery store with plenty of fresh stuff for self-caterers.