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Preparing your trip to Kazan: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. At the Kazan railway station, cash desks always have large queues, where you can stand for hours. It is best to book tickets on the website of the Russian Railways. The price will be exactly the same, and the time saving is undeniable. You can pay for this ticket using an electronic card or mobile phone.
2. For tourists who are staying at Kazan airport, it will be easier and cheaper to get to the city center by bus number 97. Those who decide to use taxi services will have to pay an order of magnitude more.
3. The most important landmark of the city is the Kazan Kremlin - located a couple of minutes walk from the railway station. Visiting this landmark of world significance is worth it even to those travelers who will be passing through Kazan.
4. On the Kremlin street is the main information center, where you can confirm the schedule of public transport, the time of cultural events, the location of interesting sites and everything that is so important for active tourists.
5. The most popular form of public transport is buses, and also on the territory of the city you can comfortably move on trolleybuses and trams. There is also a modern metro in Kazan, but due to the short length of the line it does not enjoy popularity among locals. Copyright
6. Travelers expecting to bring a lot of interesting souvenirs from the trip should definitely pay attention to luxurious velvet dressing gowns, painted utensils and handmade products made of wood, as well as skullcaps and leather goods - souvenirs in the "Tatar style" will be the best option .
7. The hotel infrastructure of Kazan continues to improve. Today the city presents hotels and guesthouses of various categories. Economical tourists should pay attention not only to classical cheap hotels, but also to mini-hotels, they are distinguished by pleasant prices and high level of equipment.
The sights of Kazan amaze with its magnificence and diversity, among which is an old building of the Kazan railway station, located in the heart of the city. Equally beautiful are the … Open
8. There are many adherents of the Muslim faith in the city, in connection with which it is worth observing certain rules. Going for a walk around the city or sightseeing, you should choose classic clothes, and extravagant outfits are best reserved for a more suitable occasion.
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What to visit being in Kazan - unique sights

Suyumbike Tower

From the series “Falling towers and buildings”
Many beautiful legends are associated with the ancient tower. It has the name of the Tatar Queen Syuyumbike today. According to one legend, the Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible expressed a desire to marry the Queen after the capture of Kazan. He promised to punish the entire Tatar people if she refused. The Queen accepted the proposal. She wanted to save her people. But she ordered Ivan the Terrible to build a high tower in seven days. The Queen's wish was fulfilled. She climbed to the top of the tower when it was completed. The Queen threw herself on the ground. According to another legend, the treasures are kept in the tower. Chronicles of the Kazan khanate are among them. But researchers have not been able to find them. … Read further

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