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The Most Popular Destinations for Short Trips in Russia
The most popular destinations for city-breaks this year are St. Petersburg, Kazan and Kaliningrad.
Kazan Beaches Overview
Here is the rating of the beaches of the city of Kazan. You will get acquainted with the most popular beaches in the city, find out where you can swim in Kazan in the summer or how to get to a wild vacation or a recreation center with a beach on the Volga in its vicinity.
The Hermitage-Kazan Museum Becomes a Testing Ground for a Secure Visiting System
Reinforced sanitary measures will also be tested in the Amsterdam Hermitage branch.
Cultural and Ethnographic Center "My Russia" in Sochi
My Russia, an ethnographic center in Sochi, is a huge architectural complex 950 m long, surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. The centre reflects cultural characteristics of different regions of Russia, their traditions, cuisine, architecture and crafts.
Train Tours to Kazan
Kazan is one of the major scientific, economic, educational and sports centers of Russia. It has preserved its age-old traditions, rich culture and unique charm. Railway tours are a very affordable and comfortable option for visiting Kazan.
Flea Markets of Kazan
Kazan is famous for its flea markets. They sell paintings, icons, knives (including homemade ones), orders and medals from the times of the USSR, ancient bills and coins, modern and rare books, etc. It is easy to choose a rare and memorable souvenir here.
Travelling in the Volga Region
The Volga region is surprisingly rich in all sorts of wonders and miracles: just take Udmurtia alone - the birthplace of pelmeni, Kalashnikov assault rifle and composer Tchaikovsky. The golden Khokhloma of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Samarskaya Luka national park, the city of cars - Tolyatti, the industrial giant Naberezhnye Chelny, and the famous Volga Bulgaria - the cities of Elabuga and Bulgar.
Top 5 Museums of Kazan
Kazan is one of the largest cities in Russia, the capital of the Tatarstan Republic. Kazan with its status of "the third capital of Russia" attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Kazan Souvenirs - What to Bring from Kazan
It is better to buy souvenirs in the old Tatar settlement or souvenir shops on the streets of Chernyshevsky and Kremlyovskaya. The main souvenirs are the following.
The World Cup Echo Tour in Kazan
A new tourist product titled World Cup Echo which appeared after the World Football Championship in Russia have been launched in Tatarstan. The tour includes bus and hiking routes.
Tatar People: Their Customs and Traditions
Tatars are the Turkic people living in the central part of European Russia, as well as in the Volga area, the Urals, Siberia, the Far East, and the Crimea.
8 Interesting Facts about Kazan
Kazan is one of the most popular travel destinations in Russia. Find 8 interesting facts about Kazan in our article to get ready for your future memorable trip.
Eating Out: Top 7 Restaurants in Kazan
Kazan is one of the most rapidly growing cities, the "Third Capital of Russia", and the center of the eastern culture of our country. This city attracts the attention of many foreign guests. In this article you will find a Kazan restaurant guide to try the best local cuisine and not only.
Russia Travel Tips: 8 Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Kazan
Kazan with its fascinating Kremlin, beautiful mosques, churches and museums, is unique for sightseeing it is included in UNESCOs World Heritage List. Read our Kazan travel tips to get ready for your trip.
Tatar Cuisine - Top 5 National Dishes to Taste when Travelling in Kazan
Kazan is not only the cultural centre of the Tatars and the host city of the World Aquatics Championship 2015. Kazan is the cradle of Tatar cuisine, which is a must-try when visiting this city.
How to Use Public Transport in Kazan
Public transport In Kazan is very well developed. There are buses, trolleybuses, trams and metro.
Kazan Night Clubs: Top 10
Kazan is full of bars and clubs to satisfy any taste. We have prepared a top list to attend and have unforgettable party.
How to get to the Kazan Arena Football Stadium
You can get to the Kazan Arena Football Stadium stop located at a 5 minutes walk from the stadium by public transport.
New Year Fantasies. Golden Khokhloma in the Hermitage Kazan Center
December 20 saw the opening of the exhibition "New Year's Fantasies: Golden Khokhloma" of Nikolai Gushchin (Nizhny Novgorod) in the Hermitage Center of Kazan.
Kazan Scientists to Engineer Russia's First Robot Judge
The robot will teach law students to correctly analyze large bulks of data and take decisions under the law.
How to Get to Kazan Airport
Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, a rich and populous city, with peacefully co-existing Muslim mosques and Orthodox Churches, Polish Roman-Catholic churches and synagogues, was known throughout Russia and abroad.
Russia's First Quantum Network Launched in Kazan
Quantum communication is a perspective communication technology since it is almost totally impervious to hacker attacks.
Moscow-Kazan High-speed Railway
RZD plans to build a high-speed railway Moscow-Kazan in three years.
Weekend Tourism In Kazan
The graduates of the British Higher School of Design presented the concept of the city branding in Kazan set out in their thesis work.
Kazan Starry Cycle Night
The first of its kind large-scale night bike tour in Kazan - "Kazan Starry Cycle Night" - took place in the capital of Tatarstan.
Kazan City Pass
A new project called Kazan City Pass was launched in Kazan. The owners of the pass can visit 5 of 24 city museums, a city tour including viewing of Kazan Kremlin, use 5 trips by public transportations, and also get discounts in souvenir shops, restaurants and trade centers.
Shopping in Kazan: Leather Slippers or Kukmor Felt Boots?
Kazan is not only the city of unique cultural monuments, but also a great shopping centre, where nearly every world brand of clothes, cosmetics, appliances and sports goods is available. And tourists never stop admiring the national souvenirs, like Kukmor felt boots or Kazan Cat.
Republic of Tatarstan: Sviyazhsk
Sviyazhsk is a settlement on the island in the Middle Volga, which has been turned into a huge water reservoir. Earlier it was not an island, but a town on the hill. If I ask you where such different odious characters as Ivan the Terrible, Leo Trotsky and Judas Iscariot could meet, the answer is Sviyazhsk.


Final of the World Travel Awards in 2021 will be Held in Kazan
The final part of the World Travel Awards in 2021 will be held in Kazan. The World Travel Awards has an unofficial Oscar status in the travel industry.
Book River Cruises in Kazan
River cruises on Kaban Lake and Kazanka River will be launched in Kazan.
Pobeda Airline will Sell Travel Tours Online
Pobeda airline has launched its own online service for the sale of tours (flight plus hotel).
Kazan Bars Travel Route
Russias first bus route through the bars titled Barabus will be launched in Kazan.
Stay in a Chum and Ride Deers in Yamal
In March, Yamal will launch tours with an overnight stay in a chum (deer hide tent) and deer rides for the first time.
New Offers Related to Ethnic Tourism will Appear in Tatarstan
The first tour route will be associated with a visit to three villages in the Laishevsky district of the republic.
A Tourist Route for Young People will be Launched in Tatarstan
Young people will visit the most impressive sites in Kazan, Innopolis and Sviyazhsk.
The Sixth Consulate General of China in Russia has Officially Opened in Kazan
The heads of states of China and Russia have reached a consensus on increasing the number of consular institutions back in 2015. The Consulate of China in Kazan became the sixth Consulate General created by China in Russia.
Kazan has Received a Lee Kuan Yew Prize
Kazan has received a Lee Kuan Yew Prize - a prestigious international award in the field of urban development - at the World Summit of Cities in Singapore.
Kazan will Create a Tourist Route Related to FIFA Russia 2018
The central object of this product will be the Kazan Arena stadium.
FIFA Fans Enjoyed Kazan
It is noted that the fans from Colombia proved to be the most benevolent. After a dinner at a city restaurant they invited the chef and performed a song as a token of appreciation.
Winners of the 13th International Muslim Film Festival Announced in Kazan
The closing ceremony of the festival was held at the Musa Jalil Opera and Ballet Theater in Kazan on September 11.
Kazan Kremlin will Host Brass Band Festival "Fanfares"
The 6th International Festival "Fanfares of Kazan" will be held in the Kazan Kremlin on August 25 and 26.
Short List of Kazan Film Festival Includes 60 Films from 27 Countries
The contest program of the 13th International Muslim Film Festival in Kazan has included 60 films from 27 countries.
Tickets to Rudolf Nuriyev Festival Are Available in Kazan Now
The 30th Rudolf Nuriyev Classical Ballet Festival will be held in Kazan.
Kazan Will Host Feodor Chaliapin Opera Festival
The 35th International Feodor Chaliapin Opera Festival will take place in the capital of Tatarstan from February 1 to 20.
New Observation Deck Opened In Kazan
An observation deck at a height of 72 meters above the ground on the bell tower of the Cathedral of the Epiphany was opened in Kazan.
International Shalyapin Opera Festival Kicks Off in Kazan
The festival program will include 14 performances and concerts featuring stars of the world and Russian opera stage.
Christmas Vienna Ball in Kazan
The Saidashev State Big Concert Hall of Kazan will hold The Christmas Vienna Ball on January 8.
First Christmas Festival in Kazan
The first Christmas Festival kicks off in the Saidashev Big Concert Hall today.
Kazan - Sviyazhsk Water Route
Water tourist route from Kazan to the Sviyazhsk Island was introduced last year and became very pupular among tourists.
Moscow-Kazan Deluxe Double-decker Train
Federal Passenger Company JSC launches a new deluxe double-decker train from Moscow to Kazan. The train will start to run from Moscow on June 1, from Kazan - on June 2.
Two Lost Architecture Monuments to be Reconstructed in Kazan
The government of the Republic of Tatarstan plans to reconstruct two lost architecture monuments in Kazan.
Museum of Happy Childhood Opened in Kazan
Russia's first Happy Childhood Museum has been opened in Kazan.
Yekaterinburg - Kazan Weekend Train
The first tourist train of weekend will depart from Yekaterinburg to Kazan on May 8.
New Year Tree Opening Ceremony Will Be Held In Kazan
The unusual Father Frost with a rowing oar in his hands instead of a traditional staff will be seen by the residents and visitors of Kazan during the opening ceremony of the citys main New Years tree of the capital of Tatarstan.
Hostel For Bikers In Kazan
The Kazan businessman Andrei Pitulov will open a special hostel for bikers in the city of Kazan. The project also involves construction of a special car park and an entertainment centre.
Samara-Kazan Tourist Train
The tourist train running between Samara and Kazan will depart from Samara on September 26.
International Tolerance Exhibition United Buddy Bears to be Held in Kazan
In 2015 Kazan will host the international art exhibition United Buddy Bears that preaches peace, love, and tolerance.
Fanfares of Kazan Festival
The 3rd all-Russian "Fanfares of Kazan" festival of brass bands was held as a part of the Year of Culture on the territory of Kazan Kremlin museum-reserve.
More Free Wi-Fi Now In Kazan
Kazan authorities actively develop free Wi-Fi networks so that tourists will be able to use mobile guides for moving around the city and getting information about the surrounding urban objects.
Kazan - the Best Russian Holiday Destination For Families
Kazan has become one of the most popular summer holiday destinations for the Russian families.
Sports Guides In Kazan
The State Committee for Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan jointly with the Guild of Guides of Kazan, Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism and the administrations of sports facilities of the city of Kazan conducted an accreditation of guides for their knowledge of sports infrastructure The Legacy of the Universiade 2013.
Kazan Popularity Grows
The capital of Tatarstan is 5th in the ranking of the most popular Russia cities among foreign tourists in 2013.
Ramada Kazan City Hotel Passes Mandatory Classification
All hotels in Kazan must pass the mandatory classification by the FIFA World Cup 2018. The ceremony of awarding Ramada Kazan City Hotel the 4 Star certificate was held in Kazan. The hotel belongs to the famous American Ramada hotel chain, which is a definite advantage, as it established a good reputation in the market.
Arkaim World Behind the Looking-Glass Exhibition Opened in Kazan
The art exhibition Arkaim - World behind the Looking-Glass: 21st century BC 21st century AC has been opened in Kazan.
Moscow-Kazan High Speed Rail Cost Up
Russian Railways are asking for an extra 140 billion roubles for the construction of the new speed rail connection between Moscow and Kazan.
Lovers Bench In Kazan
Park of old trams on Esperanto Street in Kazan will get a new attraction. An extraordinary "Lovers Bench" will be set next to the "Lovers Tree.
International Muslim Film Festival to be Held in Kazan
The 9th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival will be held in the capital of Tatarstan from September 5 to 11.
Costs on Universiade in Kazan made up USD 4.5 bn
The costs on preparation to 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan has made up about USD 4.5 bn, said the President of the International University Sports Federation Claude-Louis Gallien.
Aeroexpress: In Four Cities Of Russia Already
First Aeroexpresses are lanched in Kazan.
High Speed Railway to connect Moscow and Kazan
The Russian Railways is regarding the opportunity of constructing the high speed railway from Moscow to Kazan via Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod
No Visa to Russia
Foreign sportsmen will be allowed to come to Russia without visas in connection with the international sport competitions.
Rubin Kazan 1-3 Chelsea
Russias FC Rubin Kazan lost to FC Chelsea in a home leg of the Europe League quarterfinals.
The Universiade Museum Will Open on June 29
The opening of the museum will take place on June 29, 2013; its first guests will be the sportspeople, and in the fall it will let all visitors in.
Tourist Train Will Run Between Moscow And Kazan
The first tourist train launched in the post-Soviet period will have to come from Moscow to Kazan on March 30 of this year.
The Largest Forum On Catalytic Chemistry, Kazan 2015
The main European scientific forum on catalytic chemistry, International Congress on Catalysis will for the first time in 20 years take place in Russia in 2015, Kazan was chosen as the place of the event.
Russian Student Fined for Slavic Symbol on Her Bag
The student Anastasia Konovalova from the town of Volzhsk, Mari El Republic , was detained by police in Kazan city for carrying a packet with the inscription Be on the Light Side and a pagan Slavic symbol of solstice.
Kazan Kremlin Opens Its Museums Free Of Charge
On January 20 and 22, to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the complex, the museums of the Kazan Kremlin will be open to the visitors free of charge.
Kul Sharif Mosque to be Opened in Late January 2013
The mosque has not been repaired since 2005, when Turkish builders completed and officially opened the largest mosque in Tatarstan.
Kazan Is Announced a Candidate to Host WTA 2014 Championship
The Russian city of Kazan has joined Mexico City, Singapore and Chinas Tianjin as candidates to host the 2014 Women's Tennis Association Championship.
Toulouse-Lautrec Exhibition Opens in Kazan
Today the National Art Gallery "Hazine" of the Tatarstan State Museum of Fine Arts opens the exhibition Paris, Paris by one of the masters of postimpressionism Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.
Wi-Fi Is Available Throughout Kazan
The new great project Always connected has been presented in Kazan. It involves the installation of dozens of Wi-Fi access points on the streets and in public areas of the city.
Korston Hotel to Expand in Kazan
The Korston Hotel in Kazan is planning to expand its territory. The shopping and entertainment complex will become the biggest one in the city.
Historical Monument in Kazan Dismantled into Building Materials
Once a noble building of the Alafuzov's House stood at the corner of Clara Tsetkin Street and Uritsky Street in Kazan.
The Most Romantic Animals to Be Chosen in Kazan
On February 14, the loveliest animal couple will be chosen in Kazan zoo by voting of its visitors. The action is dedicated to St. Valentine's Day.
One Masterpiece Exhibition Opens in Kazan
Following the example of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the Hermitage, the Russian regional museums also master the practice of one-masterpiece shows.
The World's Biggest Koran Now Belongs to Russia
The world's biggest Koran, decorated with precious stones and gold, was brought from Italy to Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, on Tuesday.
IKEA to Start Car Wash Business in Kazan
The world largest furniture retailer IKEA plans to open a car wash net at its stores in Russia. The first car wash will be opened in November 2011 on the territory of Mega store in Kazan.
The Kazan Kremlin Is Getting More And More Popular
Practically any foreigner is sure that there is only one Kremlin in Russia, the one that is situated in Moscow. But that's not true,as some old kremlins have remained since the old times. A great example is the Kazan Kremlin.
Kazan Picks up the Baton from Shenzhen
Russia has officially assumed the mantle of holding the next Summer University Games in Kazan in 2013.
Socialist Life Museum to Appear in Center of Kazan
Museum of Socialist Life may appear in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan.

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