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Leaning Suyumbike Tower

Kazan Kremlin, Kazan, Russia
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The History site

If you are into history and want to know why these buildings are there make sure to visit this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pedram A
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Tehran, Iran
Fun fact about leaning town

As I was told, the town was built by Ivan The Terrible in 4 days in order to meet the demand of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
desiremmwekb10
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into history and want to know why these buildings are there make sure to visit this place. the story behind the marriage of the king and queen is very impressive. It is located next to the Kul Mosque so you can just...More

Thank Pedram A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I was told, the town was built by Ivan The Terrible in 4 days in order to meet the demand of the princess so that he could get married to the princess. The town was built in such a hurry might be the reason...More

Thank desiremmwekb10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A piece of old history inside Kremlin. Advised to take Pisa-like photo. All other seightseeings are just nearby.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the buildings of Kazan Kremlin, one of it's hallmarks and the city of Kazan. I just walked and look around when was in Kazan Kremlin. No activities inside. Learn about the history of this Tower from the web, it will help...More

Thank Snarkh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Suyumbike Tower is one of the iconic sights in the Kazan Skyline. It's right in the heart of the Kremlin and is strikingly beautiful with its ornate red brick frontage. Unfortunately it is not open to be climbed as the views would be spectacular....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One more attraction in the Kremlin. It can only be seen from the outside but it is clearly leaning and there are a bunch of theories about it.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot visit inside, there isn't any information about it, as always in Russia. Also half of it is inside thebfenced government building....so you can't go around it...

Thank Radu S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Having been turned away at 11:30, due to lunch break, we returned for a second attempt later in the day. Having duly paid the entry fee we were let through the padlocked gate to ascend the approximately 180 steps to the top. A cold climb....More

1  Thank GrahamMcClymont
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is also located in the Kremlin complex. I liked this building. It had a lovely presence although the story behind it is sad. A Tatar woman who was promised to Ivan the Terrible I think asked him to build it then climbed to the...More

Thank Africache
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Tower's design is so unusual, powerful and intimidating. It's neither Soviet or Imperial Russia but uniquely Tatar. it complements the design of the towers around the Kazan Kremlin. If the towers are the pawns, Suyumbike is the King. you can't take you eyes off...More

1  Thank Roll_D_Dynzz
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