Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa

8 Interesting Facts about Kazan
July 26, 2018 18:41


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.

1. Kazan has an officially registered brand "The Third Capital of Russia"
Back in 2009, Kazan managed to register its trademark in  Rospatent named as  "Third Capital of Russia". The main competitor of the capital of Tatarstan was Nizhny Novgorod.
2. Kazan is the only city in Russia, where a subway was built after the collapse of the USSR.   Today it is one of the most beautiful subways in the country.
3. Kazan is called the "City of Red Buses".
Earlier in Kazan, there were a lot of private minibuses. They connected all areas of the city. In 2007, the administration of  the city decided to change minibuses to normal ones, and purchased several hundred Chinese buses of red color. Among them, the most common are Higer and Golden Dragon.

Book Tours to Russia
4. "Kazan Kremlin" is included in the “UNESCO World Heritage Sites”.
5. Kazan was the largest city in Russia in the XVIII century. According to the census of 1738, Kazan was the largest city in Russia -   almost two hundred thousand people lived there.  

Book air tickets to Kazan

6. Are you sure that the Russian Federation has only one president?  No!
In fact, citizens of Tatarstan have two presidents: the president of the Russian Federation and the president of the Republic of Tatarstan.  
7. Kazan is one of the oldest cities in Russia.
Kazan is perhaps the oldest city in Eastern Europe after Prague and Kiev. In Russia, Kazan is one of the 15 oldest cities.
8. Two cultures have merged in the capital of Tatarstan in almost equal proportion: the two largest Russian ethnic groups live there - Russians and Tatars.

Read more about Kazan...


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Kazan travel to Russia interesting facts about Russian cities   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

How to Get to Vladivostok (Knevichi) Airport How to Travel by Train to Russian Gambling Zones Fans Transport Guide Moscow Metro How to Get to Arkhangelsk International Airport

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Lev Dodin  Kerzhakov   Vladimir Fortov  Space Exploration  social networks  Roman Empire  Russian musicians  Yakutia  Russian business  Legal Services in Russia  Bridge of Arts  Pskov Region  Kabardino-Balkaria  Intel ISEF  Russian Cinema  Folk Arts  Rostov Region  Russian Collectors' Forum  Treasures  Moscow Cultural Forum  Victor Popkov  Moscow  InterMuseum 2016 Festival  Romanovs Dynasty  Multimedia  Moscow planetarium  Russian football  travel to Russia  Fountain Season  Festivals in Moscow  Russian tourism  Russian internet companies  Global Competitiveness Report  Moscow rivers  Russian winter  Vladivostok  St. Petersburg  X5 Retail Group  Exhibitions in Moscow  Dmitry Livanov  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Russian billionaire  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Active Travel  criminality  Russian sportswomen  Russian oil companies  Russian regions  Resorts  book hotels in Russia 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites