Welcome to Kazan
Kazan (meaning a cooking pot in Tatar) is the Istanbul of the Volga, a place where Europe and Asia curiously inspect each other from the tops of church belfries and minarets. It is about 150 years older than Moscow and the capital of the Tatarstan Republic (Республика Татарстан) – the land of the Volga Tatars, a Turkic people commonly associated with Chinggis Khaan’s hordes... Read More
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City Sightseeing Kazan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Discover the sights, history and legacy of Kazan, the capital of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan, on this city sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. With your 1-day or 2-day pass, travel the city by open-top, double-decker bus that includes informative audio commentary. Hop on and off as you please at 11 stops around the city including the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Kremlin of Kazan and Russia’s third-oldest university, where Vladimir Lenin was a student.