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This is the best sight we have been to in the last 2-1/2 weeks and can see why it is a World Heritage Site. It is a complex that has half a dozen museums, the mosque, church, gardens, walls, government buildings, etc. Although we did...More
Kazan is an old city , a center of aTartars. This heritage imbues it’s art, architecture and buildings inside the walls. I was enchanted by the beauty of the mosque and we privileged to watch initial wedding preparations. Form many points inside the walls one...More
there are quite a few structures-buildings not for public visit. Signage needs to be improved in my opinion.
A lot has been said here, a lot very accurate. It is very apparent the Kazan population is proud of the history & heritage of their region....More
The Kazan Kremlin (yes it has its own Kremlin!), is of a breathtaking whiteness, and is the only surviving Tartar fortress in Russia, with parts of it dating back to the 10th Century. It has several towers, and both a mosque and a cathedral within....More
If you are spending more than a few hours in Kazan, there's no excuse for not visiting its Kremlin. It is key to understanding the history of Tatarstan and offers memorable architecture, art, and a terrific small natural history museum which kids will love.
Kazan is known as the sports capitol of Russia, but visitors need to take a day away from the games and visit the Kremlin. It is a combination of Christian and Islam sites.
The mosque is soooo beautiful with its soaring minarets and a stunning...More
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I believe this is correct; I was there for a whole week and never heard the call to prayer, though I did hear Orthodox Church bells. The Kazan Kremlin mosque was built as an education centre, distinct from a "normal" working... More
I believe this is correct; I was there for a whole week and never heard the call to prayer, though I did hear Orthodox Church bells. The Kazan Kremlin mosque was built as an education centre, distinct from a "normal" working mosque, of which there are several in city districts.