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Kazan Kremlin & Bauman Street Tour

1. Kazan Kremlin & Bauman Street Tour

Begin your 3-hour tour at the Kazan Kremlin. Walk along Sheykman Street and hear about the history of the Kazan Khanate. See the Savior's Transfiguration Monastery, the Khan's Mausoleum, the leaning Syuyumbike Tower and more. Visit the Kul-Sharif Mosque, and hear about Queen Syuyumbike and her extraordinary destiny. Walk along the pedestrianized Bauman Street, and admire the oriental clock with figures from Tatar fairy tales, the Fyodor Shalyapin monument, the Drama Theater and a copy of the carriage that once belonged to Catherine the Great. See the Kazan Cat monument and the Zero Milestone of Kazan with the Alley of Stars and learn about the underground passageways.

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Kazan: Panoramic City Tour with a Private Guide

2. Kazan: Panoramic City Tour with a Private Guide

Enjoy the beauty of Kazan and see the bright colors of its streets and squares within a private vehicle. Stop at the sites of the millennium-old city which combine the culture of the West and traditions of the East. Visit an old settlement where Tatar residents lived from the 16th century, fountain squares, Kaban lake with its mysteries and legends, a simulated Tatar village named Tugan Avylym, Kazan Federal University, Liberty Square, and more. During the sightseeing tour, you will also see a variety of minarets and cupolas, crescents and crosses, indicating the neighborliness of the two native peoples – Tatars and Russians. Visit the Kazan Kremlin, the main sight of the city. The Kremlin is an official residence of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and a state museum-preserve attended by thousands of tourists every year. The white-stone Kremlin is the heart of the ancient city that incorporates the culture of the East and West. See also the minarets of the main mosque of the city, Qul Sharif, and the golden cupolas of the Annunciation Cathedral.

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Kazan: Sightseeing Walking Tour

3. Kazan: Sightseeing Walking Tour

Kazan is the capital of Tatarstan, located on the bank of the river Volga. Boasting a 1000-year history, Tatarstan is home to an ecclectic mix of cultural and historical influences: antiquity and modernity, Asia and Europe, Islam and orthodoxy, all intertwined within this beautiful city. This tour, along with your professional guide, will provide you with unforgettable insight into the story of this city.  Do you know that Kazan has the Kremlin? What is older Moscow or Kazan? Is it true that it is the only surviving Tatar fortress? Did you know that the Kul Sharif Mosque was the biggest mosque in Europe? What is the legend of the Soyembika tower? With your local charismatic guide, you will have these questions answered as you wander through the city. Some of the sights you will see on this tour include the Kazan Kremlin and its beautiful Sharif Mosque, the magnificent Blagoveshenskiy Cathedral, Soyembika tower, Bauman Street and the unique Monument of Cat Kazan.

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Kazan: Religious Walking Tour

4. Kazan: Religious Walking Tour

Learn the history, culture, and religions of Kazan with a private guide. Visit the Kul Sharif Mosque, the Hermitage and Tatarstan Museum of Natural History, the Märcani Mosque, the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, and Blagoveshenskiy Cathedral from inside. Hear many interesting stories about this beautiful city. How Ivan the Terrible is connected with Kazan. What the Temple of All Religions is representing? Why Kul Sharif Mosque is so impressive? Why the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross is so important for all Christians?

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based on 4 reviews

Entertaining round trip in German with a very good tour guide and a careful driver