Yanka Kupala Park Belarus, Minsk

Yanka Kupala Park

Yanka Kupala Park is a park in Minsk, Belarus located along Svislach river. This park is named after Yanka Kupala, one of the classics of Belarusian literature of early 20th century.

Before World War II at this place there was the house of poet Yanka Kupala. In 1959 the Yanka Kupala's museum near the park was constructed that has at its disposal a big collection of autographs, photos, documents and poet's personal belongings. In 1972 a monument to Yanka Kupala was built. In the park there is also a fountain called 'Venok' (wreath).