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Stop At: Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat), Baumana Street, Kazan Russia
This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.
10am Meet your knowledgeable private guide in front of the “Koltso” (The Ring) shopping mall and see the city’s main thoroughfares – Peterburgskaya and Baumana streets. Catch a glimpse of Epiphany Cathedral, which rises beautifully on the urban skyline, ogle to quirky Watch monument and afterwards, continue to the Tuqay public garden, small cozy park.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Tatar State Academic Theater of Galiasgar Kamal, Tatarstan St., 1, Kazan 420021 Russia
Your next stop takes you to the square in front of Galiaskar Kamal Tatar Academic Theater, where you eye up to whimsical monument ‘the secret of Shurale’ and marvel at breathtaking water show on the adjacent Kaban lake fountain.
Pass By: Nizhniy Kaban Lake, Kazan Russia
Snap some astonishing pictures
Pass By: Kazan Mosque, 40 Let Pobedy, 40, Kazan 420070 Russia
See the striking Nurullah mosque (from outside), one of the most historic mosques in Kazan which traces its beginnings to 1849 and admire its ornate exteriors.
Stop At: Mardzhani Museum, Nasyri St., 10A, Kazan 420021 Russia
11am Take a stroll through one of the most ancient Kazan neighborhoods – iconic Old Tatar Settlement. Take a closer look at historic timbered buildings featuring flamboyant traditional decorations and old mosques dating mainly from the 17th and 18th centuries.Take a glance at green and white exteriors of Mardzhani mosque established in 1767, once the largest and most important mosque in Kazan.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Archeological Museum Preserve Tatar Settlement, Tatarka 356200 Russia
11.30am Take in the city’s intriguing past by visiting the Yunusov Square and snap astonishing photos with Shamil’s House, one of the most magnificent city mansions looking like eclectic-style castle built in the late 19th century. Afterwards, experience Tatar hospitality sampling scrumptious Tatar desserts like crunchy Chak-chak, dried apricots and others washed down with a cup of hot tea at the Tatar Settlement Museum. Opt for 4-hour tour and enjoy the fascinating tour through the life of Tatars from 16th century to the present days (not available for last minute bookings).
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Kazan Mosque, 40 Let Pobedy, 40, Kazan 420070 Russia
If you opt for a 4-hour tour, your tour will finish at 2pm.
12.30pm Take a digestion break with a short stroll to Apanaev Mosque, the Russian ‘Moscow’ Baroque style building with elements of Tatar decorative art. Listen to the history of Islam in Russia and then, wander down the scenic embankment of Kaban Lake, where you’ll want your camera to capture unbeatable views of city skyline.
1pm Round off your fabulous trip enjoying a leisurely lunch in “Tatarskaya Usadba” restaurant. Marvel at traditional Tatar decor and please your palate with one of the national classics, like authentic pastry, or dishes with horse meat and lamb, or hearty soups and stews. And then, indulge your sweet tooth with the famous Tatar pastries accompanied with a cup of aromatic tea or coffee.
Duration: 1 hour