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Russia

Cultural

Kazan + Sviyazhsk 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 island- town of Sviyazhsk

The island - town of Sviyazhsk  is the first Orthodox city in the Volga Region. Surrounded by Russia’s main river — the Volga, it has always attracted historians and travelers. This unique place has hardly changed over the last century- the spirit of the history and life is felt in every monument, street and back alley.

Sviyazhsk was once an ancient fortress, built in Medieval times during the reign of Ivan the Terrible as a military base of the Russian army during the siege of Kazan. After the capture of Kazan,  Sviyazhsk continues to live and tell us memories of the its best and most serious times.

The tour route includes a unique historical monuments: the snow-white complex of the UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Sviyazhsk Bogoroditse-Uspensky Monastery with its architectural ensemble of 16th century and unique frescos, St Nicholas Church and the Assumption Cathedral, one of the oldest wooden churches of Russia — the Church of the Holy Trinity, The Museum of Sviyazhsk History , Konniy Dvor ("Horse Yard") and Leniviy Torzhok – a place, where you can experience the true atmosphere of the Middle Ages.

There is an observation platform where you`d be able to enjoy the spectacular view of Sviyaga and Volga rivers.

7 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
12500 rub 7500 rub 4700 rub 3600 rub
     

Transport service,  excursion service on English, entry tickets, breakfast & lunch are included into the price.

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