Kazan Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, Kazan lies at the confluence of Kazanka and Volga Rivers. It is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in the country. In the city, there are beautiful buildings raised in various architectural styles. Kazan simply blends the traditions and cultures of the East and the West. The city is a significant cultural and educational center of Russia. There are around 40 universities in the city. In addition to these, there is a plethora of movie theaters, nightclubs, entertainment centers, museums, theaters, concert halls, libraries, and theaters in Kazan making the city an excellent tourist destination.
Places of Interest in Kazan
Art Café :
Appearing deceptively formal at the first sight, Art Cafe is a relaxed and informal place in reality for hang-out with family and friends. The cafe can be visited both night and day. Tourists can expect both Russian and international favorites here at the Art Cafe.
Tatarstan Museum of Natural History:
If a tourist is inquisitive towards knowing about natural history, Tatarstan Museum of Natural History is a place ideal for him/her. In the museum, there are around a dozen rooms that tell the story of the planets, minerals, and geology, and the development of life forms of the Earth. The most attractive sections in Tatarstan Museum of Natural History are on dinosaurs and the rise of mammals.
Kul Sharif Mosque:
One of the most significant monuments of architecture and religion in Kazan, Kul Sharif Mosque is named after the imam who died in 1552 defending the city against the troops of Ivan the Terrible. There is a museum inside that tells the story of Islam and includes manuscripts, few pieces of women's costumes and furniture.
A significant historical area in Kazan, Kremlin is home to several government offices, imposing museums, verdant parks, and enormous Kul Sharif Mosque and a lot of other religious buildings. The major highlights of the area are Tatarstan Museum of Natural History and Hermitage Kazan Gallery. In Kremlin, some of the white limestone walls date from the 16th and 17th century.