Walking tour of the Kazan Kremlin
The Kazan Kremlin is the only Tatar white-stone fortress preserved in Russia, the most northern point of the spread of Islamic culture in the world. The objects on the territory of the Kremlin date back to the 10th century and are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main cathedral mosque of Kul Sharif – one of the largest mosques in Russia, the central cathedral of the Republic of Tatarstan, which was created by the architects of the main cathedral of Moscow in the far 16th century, the famous falling tower Syuyumbike, which is included in the 10 most famous falling towers of the world, the oldest tombs of Khans and the residence of the President of Tatarstan are located here.
Excursion to the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan
The museum is the main repository of the republic, the largest regional fund of Russia. There are more than 910 thousand museum items in the funds that reflect the history, culture, way of life and traditions of the peoples living in Tatarstan. The museum is located in a historical building of the beginning of the 19th century. It contains the original golden coach of the Russian Empress Catherine II, jewelry of the 12th century, collections of the early Middle Ages of the 4th-7th centuries, sets of clothes, details and decorations of costumes, household items and hunting, musical instruments of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Excursion at the Island-town of Sviyazhsk
Ancient fortress Sviyazhsk settled on an island in the distant 16th century. The city was built in just 1 month. On the island to this day preserved a wooden cathedral, which is almost 500 years old, white-stone churches that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The first king of the Moscow principality visited the island, stopping to pray for a successful campaign. Here you will see the passed life of the 16th century, here the coins are still minted by blacksmiths, they make clay utensils in handicraft workshops, train their skills in archery.
The program includes:Tea drinking with traditional Russian herbal tea from a wood samovar with pancakes, Interactive game “Streletskie zabavy” (Archery).
Courageous archers, bows, crossbows, real swords and shields. It is possible to touch the costume and to feel like a warrior of the 16th century and or to try on the apparel of the Great King himself. A staged swords battle – this is a real show!
Bauman Pedestrian Street walking tour
The oldest street in the city and the center of the historical part. It originates from the walls of the Kazan Kremlin. Bauman Pedestrian Street in Kazan is similar to the Arbat Street in Moscow. Here musicians play rock and classical, numerous shops offer souvenirs for every taste, artists draw cartoons and portraits, restaurants and cafes represent the cuisine of the diverse nations of the world!