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The Kazan Kremlin
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Top sigths of Russia

We should start from describing the most famous places of interest of the capital. Kremlin is the main symbol of the city and an internationally famous attraction. This is a very important historic and architectural landmark, and every building on its territory is a new page in the history of the country. The Red Square is located in front of the eastern wall of the complex. During several centuries the square was a witness to many important historic events. The Red Square was constructed on the site of numerous wooden houses, which made the threat of fire very real and, therefore, their presence was inacceptable near the royal residence. Nowadays, there are many exhibition halls, museums, parks and churches near the Red Square and the Kremlin complex. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Kazan

Cuisine and top restaurants

Initially, the most important dishes of national cuisine were broths and soups. Later, various vegetable dishes took a worthy place in national cuisine, but soups with flour dressing are still a daily dish in any family. Gourmets certainly should try tokamach and noodles soup cooked on classic recipes; this is one of the most delicious national treats. The basis of the second dishes is potatoes and vegetables. … Open

Travel guide to Kazan

The Palace of Farmers has a special value among architectural monuments of Kazan. With its exterior, it resembles luxurious palaces built in the period between the 18th-19th centuries in Italy. Actually, this luxurious building was built not so long ago, in 2010. Today, this belongs to the Ministry of Agriculture of Tatarstan. The temple is surrounded by the beautiful landscape garden. Another historical … Open

Advices for travellers

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 … Open

Attractions and active leisure

There is an excellent water park "Riviera" in the city, which occupies a vast territory and is ready to offer visitors a wide variety of entertainment. For admirers of serene leisure, there are huge pools with sun terraces, and for fans of outdoor activities there are many slides and attractions. More quiet and secluded is the water park Baryonix. Here you can comfortably relax even with young children. For … Open

Cultural excursion through Kazan - things to see

In the historical center, various styles and structures peacefully coexist, both of the Tatar pattern and of the original Russian. The modern part of the city is well-equipped. It is famous for its numerous entertainment centers, parks and sports complexes. Along with Kremlin, important features of the historical appearance of Kazan are numerous religious monuments. Here is located the Qolsarif mosque - the largest … Open

Kazan sightseeing

The exact date of the foundation of the city is unknown, but its age is for sure more than a thousand years. The official date of the founding of the city is 1005, but new archaeological findings indicate that Kazan is exactly several dozen years older. The Kazan Kremlin is the main city landmark, which was built during the reign of Ivan the Terrible. It was built by Smolensk masters, who at that time were … Open

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