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Russia

Cultural

Kazan + Raifa monastery 1 Day

Tour program 

8 a.m. Meeting at the Railway station square (or airport). Time may be changed depending on your arrival. There will be comfortable buses for tourists. 

8.30 a.m. Breakfast in the city café.(extra fee)

9 a.m.  City bus tour

Kazan is known as Russia's third capital with 1000-year history and unique tatar culture.

Enjoy the original beauty of the capital of Tatarstan Republic, see the bright colors of its streets and squares, find out where the innumerable treasures of the Kazan khans are stored and where,  without any fire, boiled water.

The tour includes the most famous sights of Kazan: Kazan Kremlin, Old Tatar Quarter, Tatar village «Tugan Avylym» , the first stone mosque Al-Marjani, the mysterious lake Kaban, Kazan Millennium Park, Liberty Square, the Kazan University, Kazanka river embankment, Peter and Paul Cathedral, the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Kazan. You also will see the “new Kazan”: famous  touristic hotspot - The Kazan Family Center “The Cup”- symbol of love and family, main venue of the 2018 FIFA World Cup - stadium Kazan Arena and others.

11 p.m.  Kazan Kremlin Walking tour

The snow-white Kremlin reflects the atmosphere of peace and coexistence of cultures and religions in Tatarstan.  It is here, where the magnificent Kul Sharif Mosque and the majestic Annunciation Cathedral are located mere metres away from each other. In 2000, this architectural and historical site was added to the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritage sites of UNESCO.  

Within the Kremlin complex, you will see the Spassky tower, leaning legendary Syuyumbike tower , burial sites of Kazan khans and residence of the President of Tatarstan,  visit magnificent Kul-Sharif - the most important mosque in Tatarstan and one of the largest mosques in Europe.

1 p.m. Lunch.(National cuisine)

The best way to get to know Kazan is through the local cuisine. We offer you to participate in The Secrets of Tatar cuisine master class, where the best chefs will share with you the secrets of cooking famous national dishes such as chak-chak, echpochmak, vak belesh, gubadiya, etc. (Is discussed when you`re booking the tour).

2 p.m.  Bus tour to the Raifa monastery

People from all over the world come here to get to know the Volga-Kama nature reserve, breathe in the "crystal" air of an amazing place and to see the magnificent  architecture with their own eyes.

The Raifa Monastery is an active monastery surrounded by majestic churches and untouched nature. Its main shrine —  the miraculous icon of Our Lady of Georgia, is believed to give healing to the sick. 

Here you will visit the main temples –Holy Trinity Cathedral as well as the cathedral  of the Reverend fathers tortured in Sinai, Cathedral of God’s Mother of Georgia  and the smallest church in Europe – Church of Saint Sophia. You can also collect holy water from the spring, spend some time by the lake with its legendary non-quacking frogs, check time by the unique sun clock or just walk in the surrounding area and enjoy the views.

6 p.m. Transfer to Railway Station(airport)

Departure time from Kazan is specified in the Request when you are booking the tour.

 

 

Price for 1 person in the group of:

 

2 4 10 20
11700 rub  7700 rub 4450 rub 3400 rub
  Transport service,  excursion service on English, entry tickets, breakfast & lunch are included into the price.

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