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Shopping in Minsk

Galleria Minsk Shopping Center
Galleria Minsk Shopping Center

In Minsk you can not only buy something for yourself but also find wonderful presents and souvenirs for your friends and relatives. Our guide will help you plan your shopping in Minsk.

GUM Department Store

The GUM Department Store is one of the largest department stores in Minsk. It was established in 1951 (the first GUM built in 1934 was destroyed during the war). Today GUM is one of the main shopping and tourist sites of Minsk: the building of GUM is an architectural landmark of the 20 century. It is frequently used as a location for filming movies. The four-storey GUM offers clothes, shoes, goods for children, cosmetics, cloth, Belarusian souvenirs, household appliances, etc.

GUM
Address 21 Independence Avenue 
Metro station
Oktyabrskaya, Kupalovskaya
Opening hours daily from 9.00 till 21.00, Sunday - from 10.00 till 20.00

TSUM Department Store

A large shopping complex is located on the main avenue of Minsk. Opened in 1964, it sells everything from clothes and shoes to exclusive design items. Thanks to the recent large-scale renovations the store has increased the shop floor and created a more comfortable environment for shopping.

TSUM
Address 54 Independence Avenue
Metro station
Yakub Kolas square
Opening hours daily from 9.00 to 21.00; Sunday - 10.00 to 21.00

Belarus Department Store

A large department store with the symbolic name was opened in Minsk in 1978. The five-storey modern shopping center offers a variety of goods from Belarus’ major brands. The calling card of the store is a great landscape panel on the facade which is nearly 1,500 m² big. The panel features picturesque Belarusian landscape. 

Belarus
Address 4 Zhilunovicha Street (intersection with Partizansky Avenue)
Metro station
Partizanskaya
Opening hours daily from 9.00 to 21.000, Sunday - 10.00 to 19.00

Na Nemige Trading House

The big trading house in the Minsk historical downtown was created by a joint Soviet-Dutch enterprise in the early 1990s. Today it is one of the most popular shopping places. Na Nemige includes the departments of clothing and shoes, jewelry and accessories, cosmetics and perfumery, household appliances and useful things, and also a big supermarket and the café “Let’s meet at Nemiga"...

Na Nemige
Address 8 Nemiga Street
Metro station
Nemiga
Opening hours daily from 09.00 to 22.00, Sunday - from 10.00 to 20.00

Kirmash Trading House

The Kirmash Trading House (translated from Belarusian  as a fair or a market place) offers goods from more than 1000 suppliers: clothing, footwear, perfumes and cosmetics, leather goods, ceramics and other souvenirs, jewelry ... The trading house has dynamic interior design inspired by Belarusian landscapes, seasons, holidays.

Kirmash
Address 100 Dzerzhinskogo Avenue
Metro station
Petrovshchina
Opening hours daily from 09.00 to 21.00, Sunday - from 10.00 to 20.00

Stolitsa Shopping Center

The shopping center at the heart of the city under the Independence Square is one of the most popular attractions. In the CIS, there are only a few underground complexes of this scale: Okhotny Ryad in Moscow, Globus in Kiev, and Stolitsa in Minsk which opened in 2007. There are three levels of shops and boutiques, cafés and restaurants, entertainment. The atrium of the center often hosts festivals and concerts, computer games championships and other competitions, presentations and tastings.

Stolitsa
Address Independence Avenue, underground level
Metro station
Ploshchad Lenina
Opening hours daily from 10.00 to 22.00

Zhdanovichi Trading House

Zhdanovichi is the largest shopping complex in Minsk and Belarus. The "shopping city" is located on the outskirts of Minsk near the Minsk ring road. It brings together numerous trade facilities: Mir Mody complex (5 large centers with clothes, footwear and accessories outlets), the Grad shopping and entertainment center, the Food center, the building materials exhibition, the animal market, the Lebyazhy market town, the auto-market and the radio-market. The Grad shopping and entertainment center has the children's center Cosmo, bowling and billiard clubs, a museum of antique samovars, a mini-brewery, cafés and restaurants. The local landmark is the flea market called Wonderland where you can buy old rare stuff, jewelry, hand-made things...

Zhdanovichi
Address 123 Timiryazeva Street  
Train station

Lebyazhy

Opening hours daily from 9.00 till 19.00, closed on Monday

Expobel shopping and entertainment center

Expobel became the first facility in Belarus that has brought together shopping, entertainment and services: the Expobel concept has been modeled on the Akropolis center in Vilnius. Expobel includes more than 70 clothes and footwear stores, supermarket, restaurant, casino, bowling alley, supermarket, home appliances and electronics outlets, beauty salon and nail bar, a large recreation area. You can take a walk along the green "streets" of the center or take a break and sit on a bench. Near the complex there is the Aquabel sports and fitness center, Aquabel and Expobel business centers and the construction supermarket, the trade center of auto parts and building materials, trade and exhibition platform of consumer goods.

Expobel
Address intersection of Miroshnichenko Street and Minsk ring road

Opening hours

daily from 10.00 to 22.00

Zamok shopping center

Even from afar, Zamok (Castle) on Pobeditelei Avenue attracts attention with unusual architecture combining the images of modern times and the Middle Ages. Zamok operates a supermarket, a home appliances shop, Boutique Mall, cafes, and beauty salons. An ice rink, the concert hall Prime Hall, bars, restaurants, a cinema multiplex, entertainment centers for kids Discovery Maxi and Discovery XL have also been opened for the pleasure of the customers. Zamok is located near Minsk Arena

Zamok
Address 65 Pobeditelei Avenue
Opening hours
daily from 9.00 am to 22.00

Arena City

The new shopping and entertainment center is located close to Minsk Arena. It includes clothes, footwear and accessories stores, a large grocery store and a food court. The center also has three entertainment zones: Silver Screen movie theater, a hall for VIP guests and a games area for children.

Arena City
Address 84 Pobeditelei Avenue
Opening hours
daily from 10.00 to 22.00

 

Galleria Minsk shopping center

Located in the downtown, Galleria Minsk is a shopping and entertainment center with original interior design. The center comprises over 150 shops and a hypermarket (on the ground floor). Shopping done, visitors can go up to the seventh floor to have a bite in  a food-court or relax in a large summer patio with a wonderful view of the Svisloch River and the Old Town. There is a five-level car park.

9 Pobediteley Avenue


Nemiga


Shopping center, food-court: 10:00 – 22:00, every day
Hypermarket: 09:00 – 23:00, every day

Galileo shopping and entertainment center

Galileo is situated near the main transport hubs of the capital – the bus station and the railway station. Cafes and a food-court offer a view of the City Gate, one of the major attractions of Minsk. There are ten food-court outlets, a fast food restaurant, and five cafes serving various cuisines, from the traditional Belarusian to the Pacific-Asian. Seven floors of Galileo accommodate over 70 shops of world brands and Belarusian trademarks, a supermarket, a children’s entertainment center, a multiplex with seven cinema halls and a recreation area, and a 7D cinema. The center also has a three-level car park and a bicycle parking.

6 Bobruiskaya Street


Ploshchad Lenina


Shops: Sundays – Thursdays 10:00 – 22:00; Fridays – Saturdays 10:00 – 23:00
Supermarket: 7:00 – 23:00, every day
Cinema: Sundays – Thursdays 10:00 – 00:30; Fridays – Saturdays 10:00 – 02:30

Dana Mall

Dana Mall includes over 100 shops of world brands (Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti) and Belarusian trademarks, cozy cafes, numerous coffee houses, a lively food-court, seven cutting-edge cinemas of the biggest multiplex in Belarus, “wonder park” and a children’s entertainment center. There is a large parking space for cars and bicycles in front of Dana Mall. The center also has an underground car park for 3,800 cars. Every month the center hosts entertainment, sport and family events, fashion shows and themed celebrations in the atrium. There is also the ArtChaos art gallery in the center.

11 Mstislavtsa street


Vostok


09:00 – 23:00, every day

 

There are numerous trading centers in Minsk where you can make really good buys. Among the most popular are trading centers Zerkalo, Atlantic, Passage, Siluet, New Europe, Impulse, Moskovsko-Vensky, Nemiga 3, Podzemny Gorod (Subcity), Globo, Titan, Maximus, Magnit, ALL…

If you look for true Belarusian brands at the best prices coupled with other pleasant bonuses, then you choice is the chain stores and salons of the companies which operate in different districts of the capital. Among them is Belwest, Marko, Bielita Vitex, Milavitsa, Galantea Elema, Svitanok, Kalinka, Pinsk Knitwear (Polesie), Alesya…

Minsk Hypermarkets

Alongside with numerous convenience stores in Minsk, there are hypermarkets, supermarket chains and discounters, which offer everything from food to household appliances. 

Minsk’s largest hypermarket and supermarket chains include Euroopt, Korona, Almi, Gyppo, Belmarket, Sosedi, Prostore, BIGZZ, Green, Vitalur, Radzivillovsky, and Preston.

Building materials hypermarkets such as OMA, Materik, Mile enjoy strong popularity among Minsk residents and guests.

Minsk Markets

Merchandise markets in Minsk offer cloths, footwear, accessories, household appliances, other useful things. At food markets one will find a wide range of fresh meat and fish (grown by local fisheries), dairy products, vegetables and greenery, fruit and berries, honey. The markets in Minsk and other cities of Belarus have been undergoing renovations gradually turning into covered pavilions with stalls.  

Komarovsky RynokKomarovsky Rynok is Minsk’s landmark. It is the country’s main food market, bringing together under its roof the majority of Belarusian producers. Besides, fresh products are brought to Komarovka by farmers and private farmsteads.

The unique indoor pavilion of Komarovsky Rynok, built in 1980, is a specimen of architecture and urban planning: the building of the kind is the only one in Europe.

Komarovsky Rynok Square is a popular meeting point for Minsk residents and guests. The square is decorated by a fountain and original bronze sculptures: horses, a photographer, a lady with a god, sunflower seed retailers.

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