Minsk Oblast is a region in the central part of Belarus.
Cities and towns
- Minsk – the center of the region and the capital of the country. The city of fascinating Stalinist and late-Soviet architecture that also preserves few monuments from 17th – 18th century.
- Barysaŭ (Borisov) – the second largest city of the region with numerous buildings from 19th century. Famous for its succesful soccer team, Bate Borisov.
- Ivianiec – a small town with the magnificent Catholic church from 18th century, a neo-gothic church, and a wooden synagogue.
- Niasviž – a historical town with the castle and the huge park from 18th century.
- Valožyn – a town that keeps several nice monuments of classicism style from early 19th century.
- Zaslaŭje – an ancient picturesque town that preserves two original Catholic churches (late 16th and late 18th centuries) and the remains of old fortifications.
- Klieck – a small charming town preserving the Catholic church from late 17th century and a number of early 20th-century builduings in art nouveau style.
- Sluck – a rather unremarkable town with the wooden church from 18th century and few secular buildings from late 19th century.
- Rakaŭ – a town that preserves several churches from late 18th – early 20th century.
- Vilejka – a town with the unusual neo-gothic cathedral
- Budslaŭ – a village with a 17th century Minor Basilica, a popular target of religious pilgrimages, worth seeing also for the lovers of Baroque architecture. Every year a huge number of pilgrims come to Budslav to honor the miraculous image of Madonna, the patron of Belarus 
- Chatyń (Khatyn) – memorial complex on the spot of the village savagely burnt during the World War II
- Siličy (Silichy) – a skiing resort near the village of the same name not far from Minsk.
- Narochansky national park – a natural reserve, woodland in the northern part of the region
- Snoŭ – a country estate from early 19th century