to get acquainted with Tatar fairytales and culture
to see the falling Söyembikä Tower and hear the legend of its first inhabitants
A fascinating journey through the city will begin with the Kazan Kremlin. It really can surprise both adults and children. For young explorers, it will be a real adventure to visit the Natural History Museum and know the story of dinosaurs. Adults travelling around the Kremlin “in a serious way”, will dive into the era of Ivan the Terrible, learn the sad story of the Tatar beautiful lady Syuyumbike and admire the panoramic view of the city while listening to interesting stories of our guide. You can see the bright lights of the city at night on the way to one of the largest water parks in Europe “Riviera”, which will not leave anyone indifferent!
The most active day. After having breakfast, we will explore the Island-Town of Sviyazhsk. Sviyazhsk is a real miracle in the middle of the Volga River. Sviyazhsk is a real miracle, an open-air museum. Here, next to historical temples and a horse yard, the houses of ordinary citizens of the island are situated. There is an opportunity to admire the unique nature and the rivers of Tatarstan. Traditional Russian cuisine, hot bread, “sbiten” – it is exactly what you need after a long walk. A place of vivid impressions, where the past and the present meet the future. Then, you will go to the world of amazing multimedia exhibits presenting the history of Kazan – the Museum “City Panorama”. Kazan is called the sports capital of Russia, and many sports facilities located in the city prove it. There are the ice rink where the Ak-Bars hockey team plays, the football stadium where the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place, the Aquatics Palace, the Judo Palace, the Gymnastics Center. The list is endless. Better to see once!
There is always a castle in a real fairy tale. In Kazan, there is also one. It is the “Ekiyat” Puppet Theater, where your favorite fairy-tale characters live, and miracles happen! In addition, you will see a little bears’ house. It is an incredibly kind and fluffy museum. Nearby you may buy souvenirs and take photos in costumes of real Kazan khans and oriental queens.