Kazan General Information
The capital of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan is a breath of fresh air and fabulous repose from the dynamic duo of Moscow and St. Petersburg. With well over 1 million people however, Kazan is no shrinking violet. Indeed, this is a confident, erudite metropolis with a magnificent ensemble of cultural landmarks, museums, institutes of higher education and one extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin is a peerless citadel compound built at the behest of Ivan the Terrible in the 16th century. The complex sits on ruins of the medieval Golden Horde Empire and Khanate of Kazan. Inherent landmarks include the Annunciation Cathedral, iconic Söyembikä Tower, Spasskaya Tower and spectacular Kul Sharif Mosque. A place of pilgrimage and epic historical magnitude, the Kazan Kremlin provides visitors to the city with one linchpin point of interest. Others include the State Hermitage Museum, State Museum of the Tatar State and Republic of Tatarstan and numerous college campus landmarks. In particular, Lenin State University and N.G. Zhiganov Kazan State Conservatory stand out. Of course, as a university city with close to 150,000 students, Kazan radiates a youthful exuberance that is difficult to resist.
- Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
- Kul Sharif Mosque
- State Hermitage Museum
- State Museum of the Tatar State and Republic of Tatarstan
- Lenin State University
- FC Rubin Kazan Football at Central Stadium
- Ak Bars Kazan KHL Hockey at TatNeft Arena
- Tatar State Symphony Orchestra
- Musa Calil Tatar State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
- Golden Minbar International Festival of Muslim Cinema
- Central Market
- Maestro Kafe
- Sultan Kebap
- Meat Kick
- State 51
- Cuba Libre
- Red Fox
With four distinct seasons, Kazan has a typical humid continental climate.
- Winter (November to March) -15-0°C
- Spring (April to May) 1-19°C
- Summer (June to August) 13-25°C
- Fall (September to October) 1.5-16°C
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