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Tour of the Kazan Kremlin

"View of the Kremlin from the Volga River"

Discover the only Tatar fortress in Russia, the Kazan Kremlin

Standing high on the banks of the Volga River, the Kazan Kremlin is a unique historical symbol of Tatarstan history. The Kremlin offers magnitudes of contrast, housing a number of orthodox cathedrals and mosques, a significant symbol of both religion and history in Kazan.

Your tour begins with your guide recounting the history of Kazan’s glorious fortress, during which time, you will get a glimpse into the conflict and struggle for unity between the two faiths, Christianity and Islam. Your guide will then lead you inside the kremlin, where you will see the Kul Sharif Mosque and the Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral, as they stand together to signify the unity between both religions.

During your tour, you will have the opportunity to see the leaning Syuyumbike Tower, the Governor’s Palace and the burial sites of the Kazan Khans. Before your tour concludes, you have the opportunity to delve deeper in history with a tour of the Khazine National Art Gallery, the museum of Natural History of the Republic of Tatarstan, or the Hermitage Kazan Centre.

Excursion details

Location: Russia, Kazan

Category: Culture and History

Duration: 2 hours

Restrictions: Available every day

Guides available: English - French - German - Spanish - Other languages are available though there maybe a price variation.
Price per person 1 2 to 3 4 to 5 6 to 9
GBP £84.00 £42.00 £21.00 £14.00
EUR €94.00 €47.00 €23.00 €15.00
USD $111.00 $55.00 $27.00 $18.00

Price notes: Includes a local guide and any entrance or other fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated. For groups of more than 10 people, price will be provided on application.

Duration of the excursion is approximate and may vary according to local conditions.