KAZAN

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Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. It is a unique ancient city where two cultures are combined – Tatar and Russian. This city is quite interesting and diverse from the point of view of its landmarks. Here you can find many cultural and historical monuments such as the Kazan Kremlin which was included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. There are about 760 historical and cultural monuments, numerous museums, cultural and sports centers etc. All of these are the basis for year-around tourism.

Kazan is a fast – changing city. Those people who visited it five or more years ago would be surprised to see numerous improvements such as new streets, cafés and shopping complexes.

There are many reasons to visit this city. Here you can find the biggest mosque in Europe and ancient Muslim quarters in which sounds lovely Sufi music, neighborhoods quite harmoniously combined with the modern glass pyramids and large entertainment centers. The singularity of these places, magnificent panoramas of Kazan, a combination of modern and ancient architectural designs, qualitatively developed excursion program provides a chance to get acquainted with all the riches of Kazan. All this attracts new tourists.

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Location: Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers. It is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan with a population of more than a million people. It is the eighth most populous city in Russia. Time: Kazan belongs to the Moscow standard time zone (MST), which is UTC + 3 hours. Climate:

The temperature in Kazan

January

-10°C

February

-10°C

March

-4°C

April

5°C

May

13°C

June

18°C

July

20°C

August

17°C

September

11°C

October

4°C

November

-3°C

December

-8°C