The Bulgarian Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve is the world's most northerly monument of medieval Muslim architecture, a unique and unique example of Bulgarian-Tatar architecture of the mid-13th-14th centuries. It has no analogues in the world as a valuable historical monument testifying to the disappeared states (Volga Bulgaria , The Golden Horde), the disappeared culture, the way of life and as a significant influence during the X-XV centuries. on the development of culture and architecture.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, Volga DistrictDuring this incomparable tour you will visit an open-air museumof history and architecture of XIII-XIV centuries.You will see ruins and remains of ex-capital of Volga Bulgaria, an ancient state in this area. The natural park and open-air museum is situated on the picturesque banks of the Volga river, about 140 km from Kazan.Arrival to the Bolgar. Sightseeing tour. Museum of the Bulgarian civilization - there are more than 1600 exhibits, a real exposition is supplemented by multimedia. The Bulgarian fortress is surrounded by an earthen rampart and a moat extending over 5 km. The territory includes an archaeological cultural layer 5 meters deep, represents the most valuable archaeological heritage, a number of stone and brick buildings of public and religious use preserved from the XIII - XIV centuries.You will also visit: East and North Mausoleums, Khan's tomb Visiting the White Mosque - Tatarstan's Taj Mahal, Cathedral Mosque - the main building of the complex forming the ensemble of Bolgar's social center of the 13th-14th centuries and much moreDuration: 11 hours