Architectural cradle of Kazan
A nice and very interesting walking tour to the fortress built in beautiful white lime stone after the capture of Kazan in October 1552. Sine then the Kremlin is the most attractive site for many tourists and just guests of the city who can't help admiring impressive white fortress standing on the top of Kremlin hill.
The tour can be combined with the visiting of many museums located right on the territory of the Kremlin. It will take 1 to 2 hours to see and visit the most important and interesting sites here.
Starting from the 1st May square, Saviour tower and proceeding up to the Secret Tower.
It is possible to get to the Kremlin by metro. You need "Kremlyvsakaya" station to come right to the starting point of the tour
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet near the Saviour or Secret towers at ticket selling booth. Any other place can be also discussed
End location: This tour can be finished either at the Savior tower near the monument to the hero Musa Dzalil' if starting from the Secret tower or vice versa if starting from Savior tower we come to Secret tower and meet near souvenir shops
Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
The tour duration can be shortened or prolonged depending on the client's desire or weather. The tour can be completed with the visiting of the Kazan Hermitage Center(affiliate of St. Petersburg Hermitage), museum of the 2nd World War and others.
Approximately one hour walking tour.
The tour includes two visits to Kul Sharif cathedral mosque built in 2005 and ancient Orthodox Announciation Cathedral founded in the century of XVI. Visits to the museums are available upon request and for extra ticket fee.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
70 Roubles - Entrance fee to the Kremlin for one adult person.
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Highly recommend Marat! Very informative, interesting tour of the Kremlin, mosque and church with lots of local insight and fascinating historical background. Would definitely try another of his tours on our next visit.
Susan de Groot