Independence Palace started to built in June 2011 and ended October 24, 2013. Architect is V. Arhangelskij..
Located on Victor`s Avenue, near the exhibition center «BelExpo» and the State Flag Square, not far from Victory Park.
In the Palace are the most important state events helds, ranging from the presentation of credentials by foreign ambassadors and ending by meetings of heads of state. Palace of Independence in conjunction with the State Flag Square, according to Alexander Lukashenko, is intended to emphasize the firmness of the Belarusian statehood and independence.
The total area of the Palace of Independence is about 50 thousand square meters. There are several hundred rooms in it. Palace of Independence like the sacred buildings in the orthodox tradition is oriented. Architectural style is modernism.
October 24th, 2013 at the Palace of Independence was a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at the level of Heads of State and October 25 - Meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State.
Palace participated in the contest construction achievements of Minsk in 2013.
February 25, 2014 at the Palace of Independence, by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko presented the medal of Hero of Belarus triple Olympic champion Darya Domracheva, as well as the Order of the Fatherland I degree - coach of the Belarusian freestyle Nicholas Kozeko, the Order of the Fatherland III degree - Anton Kushnir, Alla Tsuper, Nadezhda Scardino.
11 and February 12, 2015 at the Palace of Independence passed the 15-hour talks between the presidents of Ukraine, France, Russia and German chancellor to address the crisis in the east of Ukraine. In Minsk was signed a second agreement.
November 6, 2015 at the Palace of Independence was inaugurated President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
We pay your attention: excursions in the Palace of Independence are not held!
Only an external inspection is possible within the framework of excursions around Minsk.