Tour of the Kazan Kremlin
"View of the Kremlin from the Volga River"
Fell the spirit of a thousand year-old city!
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 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 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 admire the most beautiful panorama of the Kazanka River and the new city from the high hill of the magnificent Kazan Kremlin.
Location: Russia, Kazan
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 2 hours
Includes a local guide and any entrance or other fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated.
For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.
Duration of the excursion is approximate and may vary according to local conditions.
Restrictions: Available every day.
Physical rating: Easy - Suitable for all