What to do in Kazan: 7 great ideas

About the Kremlin, Kul-Sharif Mosque and the Palace of Farmers, you probably already know. We will tell you what to do after you get around all the main attractions.

Bauman Street is a pedestrian street in the historical center of the city. It meets entertainment for every taste: local artists offer their services, street musicians play, cafes and restaurants are ready to feed any hungry tourist. On the same street is the Epiphany Cathedral with a bell tower and the St.

Nicholas of Nyssa - this will definitely interest all architecture lovers. And the cafe "Tea House" is one of the main gastronomic attractions of Bauman. Here you can try the most delicious echpochmak (a triangular-shaped pie with a filling) in Kazan.

What to do in Kazan: 7 great ideas

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There is a mansion on Kremlin Street - House Zinaida Ushkova, it was built at the beginning of the XX century.

When the architect Karl Mufke, who was commissioned to build the house, asked the owner: “What style would you like to see your house in?” Alexey replied: “I want the whole world to fit in my house.” The mansion is in excellent condition. For example, the floors are made of a rare breed of Chinese marble inlaid with gilding. And the stained-glass windows were made by the French master Champignol and still do not require restoration. A grotto with stalactites, fountains and a vertical garden deserves special attention.

Now there is a library.

What to do in Kazan: 7 great ideas

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The blue lake near the city never freezes - its water temperature does not fall below three to seven degrees of heat all year round. Even despite this temperature, in any season there are many who want to swim. Do not want to freeze? A lot of benches and places for barbecue were installed near the lake, so you can have a picnic with a view of the transparent lake (just do not forget about the mosquito spray).

You can get there not only by car, but also by bus number 40 - it goes from the center for about an hour.

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Sviyazhsk is a small town on the island built by Ivan the Terrible. You can get to it by boat, train or car. Be sure to visit the Virgin Assumption Monastery and the preserved wooden Trinity Church (built in 1551).

You can calmly inspect everything for several hours. And also try the monastery bun with cheese, which is made in a local bakery, it is very tasty.

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The Kremlin Embankment offers stunning views of the town. Here you can rent bicycles or videos, ride on the carousel, play the piano or go for a run.

Fans of reading can take any book in the free street library, but they are unlikely to concentrate - a fantastic sunset over the Volga will be waiting for you.

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It is impossible to come to Kazan and not try Tatar dishes. One of the best places is the restaurant "Tatar Estate", "Chuck-Chuck" and "Syuyumbike." There are also hipster places like the HUB Cafe.

Delicious coffee can be enjoyed at the Lark, and unusual ice-cold beer at Twin Peaks on Bauman Street.

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