New 2021 in Minsk is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday in a friendly atmosphere. For many years the capital of Belarus remains an attractive tourist route for USAн. Local level of service to be envied even in Europe, while prices in the city-hero of much lower than a or E. In recent Minsk is developing by leaps and bounds: there are large shopping malls, restaurerede attractions, is building the third metro line. After a visit to “the city on the Nemiga” remain only positive emotions, pleasant memories and a desire to return here again.
New year night in Minsk will give a moderately frosty winter. Over the last decade in the capital of Belarus is a bit warmer – the average temperature in January in the afternoon varies between -2 – -6 ºC. The snow height reaches 5-10 cm, while in 2010 only one Minsk remained without snow for the winter season.
The level of humidity in the region is high with 80-90% of that is due to the proximity to the Baltic sea. In the capital of the neighboring state many squares and avenues (due to the Soviet legacy in the architectural layout), so penetrating, the wind in inclement weather can be a real problem. Going to this amazing place in the winter, don’t forget to take warm clothing, especially if you plan to spend a lot of time outdoors.
How to celebrate the holiday?
Stay on the New 2021 in Minsk will be varied. Select from several options:
- mass festivities;
- visit places of entertainment;
- a trip to the ski resorts near Minsk.
If you come to New 2021 in Minsk with the children, be sure to get tickets to the Circus or the Palace of the Republic, where the Christmas period is scheduled a fabulous view. The cost of child ticket will be in the range of 800 rubles, and the price of an adult ticket will not exceed 1200 roubles. Also with young travellers you can visit the planetarium, Gorky Park (near the Circus), the zoo in the district Chizhovka, the National library building.
On the night of January 1, hundreds of thousands of Minsk residents will gather on the grounds next to Christmas trees. The main one is mounted on Oktyabrskaya square in front of the Residence of the President. On the evening of 31 December there will be festive events, including:
- new year’s fireworks;
- competitions with fabulous characters;
- congratulations to the President of the country on the big screen.
The Christmas tree will be located also at the Independence Square near the Parliament building in all districts of the city (Uruchye, kuntsevshchina, steppe peoples, Shabana, etc.). Remember: drinking alcohol in public places in the capital of Belarus is prohibited, and an attempt to carry alcohol on public events strictly punished.
Ski resorts in Belarus
- sports equipment rental – 700-800 rubles/day;
- a single trip on the lift – 80 rubles;
- lessons – 400 rubles/hour.
As for GK Raubichi, here the ski-trails and the difference in height is negligible. This complex is ideal for a family holiday, with the peaceful atmosphere of the Belarusian nature will create a festive mood and will distract from the mundane. The price of hire of sports equipment will be 700-1000 rubles/day.
The restaurants and bars of the city
In Minsk on the New 2021 will work with almost all entertainment venues. Each of them offers an original show program, thanks to which guests can have fun from the heart. Professional actors, dancers, presenters will not leave anyone indifferent in this fabulous evening. Among the popular restaurants note:
- “American seasons” (Eloisa Pashkevich, 5);
- “Westphalia” (The Newspaper “Pravda”, 11);
- Gostiny Dvor (Soviet, 17);
- “Shikari” (Independence, 18);
- “Lounge Cafe” (Surganova 61);
- “Chomolungma” (Gikalo, 7);
- “La Crête d’or” (Lenin, 3).
The average check from the table in restaurants, bars and cafes of Minsk does not exceed 4000-5000 rubles. For the money you will try the refined dishes of Belarusian cuisine, for example, pancakes, dumplings, cracklings, homemade sausages, salads. When ordering alcoholic beverages please pay special attention not local beer, sbiten, moonshine.
A few words should be said about the Zybitskaya street. Here every year the night of December 31, however, as all weekend, going to the progressive youth. In a limited space with a length of 300 m you can find dozens of bars, pubs, fast food restaurants, where young people in informal atmosphere spend their free time. The creators of the magical atmosphere on steel Zybitskaya street musicians, dancers, magicians, and in every entertainment facility created a unique interior and sounds your format tracks.
Property to rent in Minsk on the New 2021 affordable, and a wide range of apartments makes it easy to find the option based on the material possibilities. The following is a list of hotels with the average price of a double room per night:
- “The President-hotel” 5* – 6 000;
- “Marriott Hotel” 5* – 5 500;
- Hampton 4* – 4 500;
- Europe 4* – 4 800;
- Beijing 4* – 4 500
- “Willing” 3* – 3 000.
In the cheaper category, the rental property includes apartments. In the center of 1-room in the New year will cost 3,000 rubles, but on the outskirts of Minsk, a similar apartment can be rented for 2000 rubles/day. With a limited budget we recommend you to stay in one of the hostels of the capital, where a bed is 300-400 rubles per night. To book rooms in advance as during the Christmas holidays the city is flooded with travelers from other countries.
Tour operators offer
Tours to Minsk for the New 2021 sold quickly, so if you want to visit the city do not need to linger. The average 3-day trip for two from the European part USA for sale at a price of 30 000 rubles for two. The travel program usually include travel, accommodation, meals, Banquet and a number of excursions. To get to the capital of Belarus is possible within 10-12 hours by bus (duration of flight – 3 hours), the more that border controls between the Republic of the Russian Federation does not exist.
Thus, the New 2021 in Minsk affordable and full of events. Citizens of the USA for a long time I feel at home here, indeed, in brotherly Belarus has no language barrier, no hostility towards visitors. Having been in a clean, tidy and safe Minsk, many people come here again to re-experience the unique atmosphere of local festivals.
Landscapes of the new year Minsk can be seen in the following video: