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«Shining Kazan»

1 day draft tour

Tour program

 

Coach hire and tour guide for 8,5 hour
10:00 Arrival at the railway station in Kazan. Meeting with tour guide.
10:15 Bus and walking sightseeing “Legends and Mysteries of the Millennium-old Kazan” by bus. Enjoy the original beauty of Kazan, see the bright colors of its streets and squares with your own eyes, learn where teeming treasures of Khans of Kazan are kept and where water boiled in a cauldron with no fire by taking the sightseeing tour. The sites of the millennium-old city combine the culture of the West and traditions of the East: Old Tatar Settlement where Tatar residents lived from the 16th century, Textiles Settlement originating as a result of industrial reforms by Peter I, fountain squares, Kaban lake with its mysteries and legends, a simulated Tatar village Tugan Avylym (My Native Village), a new building of the Puppet Show, Kazan Federal University, Liberty Square as a cultural and administrative center of Kazan. During the sightseeing tour, you will see a variety of minarets and cupolas, crescents and crosses, which is a proof of a good neighborliness of the two native peoples – Tatars and Russians.
12:30 Lunch in a restaurant.
OPTION (EXTRA FEE) Folklore program «Yakyn Duslar» will immerse you in the world of the ancient culture of the Tatar people. Each people of the world is unique, and its soul, hidden in spiritual creativity — folklore, is unique. All tourists have the opportunity from the first minute of their stay in Kazan to touch the age-old culture of the Tatar people.
14:00 A walking tour “White-stone Fortress”. The Kazan Kremlin is the main sight of the city; it is a UNESCO world heritage site. The Kremlin is an official residence of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and a state museum-preserve attended by thousands of tourists every year. The white-stone Kremlin is the heart of the ancient city that incorporates the culture of the East and West. Minarets of the main mosque of the city – Qul Sharif – shoot up into the sky, and cupolas of the Annunciation Cathedral, oldest one in Kazan, shine with gold. Inside the fortress, there is one of the symbols of Kazan – the famous “leaning” tower of Tsarina Suyumbike.
OPTION (EXTRA FEE) Master-class «The Art of Arabic Calligraphy». Under the guidance of a skillful master you will get to know the art of Arabic calligraphy, learn: what is kalami and how to use it, what is the Arabic alphabet, the correctness of writing Arabic letters, words, etc. Taking the Kalami (pen) in hands, on beautiful postcards you will be taught to write your names with Arabic script.
15:00 National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan. The museum occupies the building of the former Gostiny Dvor, which is a monument of architecture and history of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan. The museum’s funds were formed throughout its more than 120-year history with the participation of scientists from Kazan University and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan collectors. The museum collection numbers more than 850 thousand exhibits and reflects the history, culture and traditions of the peoples of the Volga region and Russia, Western and Eastern world cultures. The exhibits are presented in the expositions «The Ancient History of Tatarstan» and «Kazan Province in the XVIII Century».
16:30 A walking tour “Streets of Kazan” will acquaint you with the central city streets — st. Bauman and st. The Kremlin. Bauman Street is one of the most favorite places to walk for both residents and guests of Kazan, a meeting point for people in love. During the tour, make a lot of amazing discoveries: jets of fountains, belfry and Epiphany church where Fyodor Shalyapin was baptized, a monument to Shalyapin himself, a building of the National Bank, zero milestone. Meet Su Anasy and learn the story of the Cat of Kazan whose monument always attracts crowds. Beyond competition is a replica of a luxury horse carriage used by Catherine II to move around Kazan during her visit in 1767. Shiny windows of numerous souvenir shops are so luring. Being in Kazan and missing a walk in Bauman Street – one of the oldest streets in the city – is the same as missing something most important. The Kremlin street is 1050 historical meters of the Kremlin street is an encyclopedia of the Kazan life of many centuries. The Kremlin is a business street: it has very solid institutions, post office, city hall. The buildings of this street are the embodiment of the creativity of different styles, epochs and countries. The street ends with a complex of Kazan Federal University campus buildings.
OPTION (EXTRA FEE) Ushkova`s house — amazing in beauty building. It was built in the early XX century, opposite the main building of the university. Alexei Ushkov married the daughter of university professor Zinaida Vysotskaya and presented her with a house as a wedding present. Wanting to impress his wife’s imagination, Alexei planned to make an extraordinary house in which all the styles and directions of architecture and art would unite. The rooms are designed in the style of Baroque, Rococo, Gothic. The house was preserved almost in its original form thanks to N.K. Krupskaya. Since 1919 the building contains the richest collection of the National Library of the Republic of Tatarstan. Here are a lot of students, a mansion for tourists is also open.
18:00 Transfer to the railway station. End of the tour.

 

 

Tour cost per person is 10+1 15+1 20+1 25+1 30+1 35+1 40+1
Without hotel accommodation 4 290 ₽ 3 640 ₽ 3 030 ₽ 2 710 ₽ 2 460 ₽ 2 280 ₽ 2 150 ₽

 

The price of the sightseeing tour includes:

— 10% agent fee

— Tour guide services: English, Turkish, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Polish, Serbian languages.

The tour price another language, please clarify additionally.

— Transportation services during the program. Tour operator provides 19-seat Mersedes Sprinter minibus for groups till 16 people. If you need large comfortable bus for 43-seat with a luggage compartment for goups till 16 people, please clarify price additionally. Tour operator provides large comfortable bus for 43 places with a luggage compartment for groups from 16 people by default.

— Meals (set menu) according to the tour

— Individual radio guides (earphones)

— Admission tickets to sites

All the attended sites not marked as “OPTION (EXTRA FEE)” are included in the price of the tour.

*Prices are not valid

31.12.18-07.01.19, 07-10.03.19, 23-31.03.19, 26.04-05.05.19, 08-12.05.19, 09-12.06.19, 22-27.08.19, 26.10-06.11.2019 please apply to manager for the possibility and cost of guided tours in these dates

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