➤ Guided tour in Kazan
➤Master class on cooking the national Tatar food and lunch
➤Transfer to the railway station
➤Board the train to Nizhny Novgorod
Kazan is probably the most tourist-friendly city in Russia after St. Petersburg. It’s clean, safe, relaxed, rich, and has lots of beautiful sights and places to chill. The special thing about Kazan is the mix of two cultures: East and West, Muslim and Orthodox. There are not many places in the world where such a diverse population cohabits in such a peaceful manner and Kazan is a great example of that. Kazan is also one of the oldest Russian city (older than Moscow), in 2005 it celebrated its millennium birthday.
Visit the Kremlin of Kazan, see Millennium Bridge, Tatar Sloboda, Mardzhani Mosque, Kaban Lake, Bogoroditsky Monastery, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Bauman Street, Freedom Square. Besides, Kazan is "the beer capital' of Russia with over 100 craft beers produced and served in dozens local pubs and gastrobars. Bauman Street is the beer world to explore for amateurs', top crafted Belgium and German beers are also served.
Tatars are the 3rd largest nation in Russia with unique culture, traditional fashion and cuisine. Many Russian words have, in face, Tatar origin. Like "dengi" (money"), "tulup" (traditional winter coat), "saray" ( in Russian, unlike Turkish, it means the opposite to a palace, it means "a shed"), "kirpich" (a brick), "neft" (oil), "baradan" (a drum), "kabluk" (heels), "kazna" (a treasury), "bazar" (a market), "tuman" (fog) "tyurma" (a prison).