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Inside the Kul Sharif Mosque Kazan Kremlin, Republic of Tatarstan

Kremlin of Kazan

Embankment of Kazanka river in Kazan

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Kazan Kremlin Spasskaya Tower

Embankment of Kazanka river in Kazan

Kul Sharif Mosque in Kazan
Kremlin of Kazan
Bogoroditsky monastery male Raifa Kazan
Kazan, Russia
The Governor's Palace or Presidential palace in Kazan, Russia
View from the height of bird's flight on square in Kazan Kremlin with Kul Sharif mosque
Kremlin Tomb of the khan Ibrahim 1479, Kazan
Suyumbike Tower in Kazan
Panorama of the embankment of the Kazanka
Kul Sharif Mosque in Kazan
Inside the Kul Sharif Mosque Kazan Kremlin, Republic of Tatarstan
Kremlin of Kazan
Embankment of Kazanka river in Kazan
Kazan, Russia
Kazan Kremlin Spasskaya Tower
Embankment of Kazanka river in Kazan

Explore the White-stone Legendary Kazan Kremlin (2 hours)

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.

The white-stone legendary Kazan Kremlin has heard almost all the languages of the world during its thousand-year history. With numerous museums located on its territory, every day it receives visitors from all over the world. In 2000, this architectural and historical monument was included in the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites.

Your tour begins in the city centre 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.

Tour ends in the city centre.

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 2 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM, 04:00 PM

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Any entrance fees as per the itinerary
Not included
  • Food / Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Departure and Return

Meeting point: Kazan city centre (Exact departure point will be communicated to you after booking.)

Tour concludes at the city centre.

Sights included in program

Annunciation Cathedral of Kazan Kremlin was the first Orthodox church within the walls of the Kazan Kremlin. Initially, a wooden church was quickly built under direction of Tsar Ivan IV in 1552, before it was replaced by a stone cathedral. The cathedral became the center of religious and educational life and missionary efforts in the province of Kazan. Read more
Governor's Palace was built in 1845-1848 as the home's "military governor with the premises for the imperial apartments" by the famous architect K.A. Tona, the author of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow. Its construction managed by the architect A.I. Peske, directed from Petersburg to Kazan to work in the building commission to rebuild the city after the fire of 1842. In interiors participated M.P. Corinf... Read more
The Kazan Kremlin is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan, situated in the city of Kazan. It was built at the behest of Ivan the Terrible on the ruins of the former castle of Kazan khans. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 2000. Read more
The Kul Sharif Mosque built in place of the old mosque of the Khanate of Kazan that was destroyed in 1552 is the great symbol of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan. The mosque was named after Kazan’s last great Imam before Ivan the Terrible invaded and seized the city. Read more
Syuyumbike Tower, also called the Khan's Mosque, is probably the most familiar landmark and architectural symbol of Kazan. Once the highest structure of that city's kremlin, it used to be one of the so-called leaning towers. By the early 20th century, its inclination was estimated at 194 centimeters (76 in). Diverse stabilization methods were used to straighten the tower in the 1930s and 1990s, and it no longer leans. Read more
1/7th of the World : Kazan
Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia, which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage cities. According to official version accepted nowadays, Kazan was founded no less than 1000 years ago. The atmosphere of this intriguing autonomous republic is redolent of Central Asia. The spires of many mosques dot the skyline - including the grand Kul Sharif Mosque inside the historic kremlin... Read more
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1 person - US$ 114 (US$ 114 per person)
2 person - US$ 114 (US$ 57 per person)
3 person - US$ 114 (US$ 38 per person)
4 person - US$ 116 (US$ 29 per person)
5 person - US$ 115 (US$ 23 per person)
6 person - US$ 114 (US$ 19 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 6

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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