One of the most interesting tourist attractions of Minsk is the Central Botanical garden of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
It is very beautiful here in any season.
Photo "The view from the Botanical garden. In the background is a Park Chelyuskintsev".
The alley of Manchurian walnut leads to the Central Parterre of the Botanical garden.
From the central parterre diverge alley. One of them leads to the lake.
In the middle of the lake there is an island. Interestingly looks wooden little bridge.
On the island you can relax on the such benches:
The benches on the island (summer of 2009).
The benches and new sculptures on the island (summer of 2010).
More photos of the Botanical Garden:
This article is the English version of original article (in Russian).