Religious walking tour in Kazan
Kazan is a real treasure to visit, learn its history, culture, and religions. The Kazan Kremlin is listed as a World Heritage site. It is the only surviving Tatar fortress in Russia. How Ivan the Terrible is connected with Kazan. What the Temple of All Religions is representing? Why Kul Sharif Mosque is so impressive? Why the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross is so important for all Christians? Kazan has a unique ability to represent two different sides of history- antiquity and modernity, and religion- Islam and orthodoxy. During this tour, your local guide will reveal to you not just religious, but historical monuments as well. You will see the Kul Sharif Mosque, the Hermitage, and the Tatarstan Museum of Natural History, which will visit the Marconi mosque, the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Blagoveshenskiy Cathedral and will hear many interesting stories about this beautiful city.
You have to pay extra for the entrances:
- The Hermitage entrance fee 800 rubles/person (~1€/person)
- Tatarstan Museum of Natural History- 250 rubles/person (~4€/person)
Hermitage-Kazan (Ulitsa Sheynkmana, 12, Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, 420014)