6 hours

Sviyazhsk island

Tour starting point: Kazan
Destinations: Свияжск
Age limits: 0+
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Tour description

A private guide will take you to the amazing trip around the ancient Russian town, founded by Csar Ivan the Terrible in 1551. You will find out why emperor Paul the First fell in love with this place and how Sviyazhsk got its name.

The landscape makes you forget about the fuss and problems, and the water space surrounding the island from all the sides will remind you of Eternity and Harmony.


Sviyazhsk is located in the water area of three rivers, which are the Volga, the Sviyaga and the Schuka, and is based as a powerful fortress. The city has preserved numerous monuments of ancient Russian architecture, Orthodox culture and history.

You will have a panoramic walking tour on the island. For several centuries the city was an Orthodox shrine for all Russians. You will examine the complex of the Assumption Monastery, have a chance to capture the most ancient Trinity Church in our country.

A professional guide will help you to get acquainted with the stunning monuments of the island architecture, authentic frescoes of the 16th century, you will get into the enchanting atmosphere of a county town with an amazing history, legends, characters and beautiful landscapes.

Every street, every house will tell you their own story here, and the temples of Sviyazhsk will narrate about the greatest man-made creations, about talented architects-Pskovians, who brought to us the unique beauty of white-stone monasteries.


- Trinity Church

- Museum of Sviyazhsk

Tour starting points

  • Kazan
    Meeting point: the hotel lobby.

More information

The tour is conducted every day: from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Meeting point: the hotel lobby.

Duration: 6 hours.

End of the tour: in the city centre or transfer to the hotel.

The cost of the tour, in $ for 1 pax

The tour price includes

- private guide

- transportation service

- admission tickets

- lunch

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