Minsk

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Oktyabrskaya (October) Square

Originally functioning as a small marketplace until the first half of the 19th century, October Square is now a massive open space that effectively serves as the centre of the city where a small granite pyramid marks the spot. Most famous as a place of celebration, public events and an outdoor skating rink during the winter. Perhaps the most interesting if not bizarre story of the square is the discovery of several mammoth skeletons when the Metro line below was being built.

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Metro

Oktyabrskaya (Октябрьская)

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