The Kazan Kremlin is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This museum, reservation, a monumental construction with its grandiose territory is of great historical
and architectural value for the whole country.
Walking along the pedestrian Bauman street is an indispensable thing that any traveler must do in Kazan. This street was founded at the end of the seventeenth century and became the first merchant part of the city. The guide will narrate you interesting historical facts. One has only to note that the present appearance of the street was not received immediately - every century imposed its own imprints.
Detailed tour description
Spasskaya Tower gate serves as the main entrance to the Kremlin. First of all, you will go along Sheykman Street. A tour guide will tell you the Bulgarians history and the facts connected with the foundation and disintegration of the Kazan Khanate.
Then you will visit the complex of the Saviour's Transfiguration Monastery, take a picture of the Kazan Kremlin architects monument, see the Khan's mausoleums, famous Syuyumbike (a leaning tower) and a cannon court complex. During the tour of the Kremlin you will definitely visit the Kul-Sharif mosque, which is the main mosque of Kazan. It is interesting for its architectural features, interior decoration and even because of its location.
The Kremlin is shrouded in a lot of interesting stories about Queen Syuyumbike and her extraordinary destiny, the routes of the emperors. "Secret passages", mosques, cathedrals, which are the most fascinating things for any traveler.
On the pedestrian Bauman Street you will see the oriental clock, decorated with figures from the Tatar fairy tales, “Fyodor Shalyapin” monument (THE FIRST IN THE WORLD!), fountain compositions, the Drama Theater building (erected over 100 years ago), the exact copy of the carriage that belonged to Empress Catherine the Great.
Walking along the pedestrian street you can’t miss the Kazan Cat monument and the "Zero milestone of Kazan" with the alley of stars. Tourists will be curious to know about the underground passageways, the gold reserve of our country. You will receive answers to the following questions: why does the Bogoyavlenskaya (Epiphany) bell tower have such a height? What building looks like an unfolded book?
• the tour of the Kazan Kremlin, an impressive hilltop fortress
• the visit of the Kul Sharif Mosque, located inside the Kremlin
• the admirable Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral of the 16th century
• the unique opportunity to see the mix of Tatar, Russian, and European architectural styles
• the monument of the great opera singer Fyodor Shalyapin
• the carriage of Empress Catherine the Great.
• the Kazan Cat monument
The tour is conducted every day: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
Meeting point: the hotel lobby.
Duration: 3 hours.
End of the tour: Bauman St, near "Fyodor Chalyapin" monument
The cost of the tour, in $ for 1 pax
• visits to the Kul Sharif Mosque and the ancient Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral
• a guide service
• admission tickets to the Kremlin
• admission tickets to the Underground