Kazan: Lions

The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan is based on the Kazanka River and this city was settled in 1370. During its long history, the city has changed a lot. Now it is a metropolis with plenty of entertainment and shopping centers. Kazan’s Sights are known by most Russian tourists, they annually attract numerous travelers from the whole country. If you are planning to visit Kazan and still don’t know how to spend your time here – this article is for you! Take a look!
The best time to travel here is summer and early autumn. During this period, you can easily visit all the famous Kazan’s attractions. Firstly, we recommend you to visit the cultural complex "Kazan Kremlin", which includes a number of monuments, the Kul Sharif mosque and a few souvenir shops. Then go to the water park "Riviera", where you can have fun, sliding down the water hills, go to the sauna and swimming in the huge pools. Then have a snack in a cozy cafe and take a taxi to the amusement park "Shurale" - its carousels will impress you! And end your active day in the hotel room "Riviera" and enjoy the amazing view from the window.

The Kazan Kremlin
The Kazan Kremlin

The Kazan Kremlin was founded in the days of the Bulgarian Khanate. It is currently a historical and architectural reserve. The whole complex of buildings will tell visitors about the rich history of the Kazan.

The Tower Syuyumbike in Kazan
The Tower Syuyumbike in Kazan

Unfortunately, the date of the building of the tower Syuyumbike is unknown, because the historical documents were lost. Some documents were burned in a fire in Moscow in 1701, others - during the capture of Kazan by the troops of Ivan the Terrible in 1552

Victory Park in Kazan
Victory Park in Kazan

Victory Park in Kazan includes the Memorial complex of the Heroes of World War II, an exhibition of military equipment, as well as beautiful alleys.

The Governors Palace
The Governors Palace

The Governor's Palace in Kazan was built in 1848 on the former site of the Khan's palace, and was designed by architect K. A. Ton.