Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Kazan, Russia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 8.8 km
Ascend 236 m
Descend 229 m

Explore Kazan in Russia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in KazanIndividual Sights in Kazan

Sight 1: Спасо-Преображенский собор

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Спасо-Преображенский собор

The Transfiguration Monastery is an inactive Orthodox monastery in the southwestern part of the Kazan Kremlin. It was founded in 1556 by Archimandrite Varsonofy. A monument of Russian architecture of the XVI-XIX centuries.

Wikipedia: Спасо-Преображенский монастырь (Казань) (RU)

367 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Musa Jalil

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The monument to Musa Jalil is a monumental complex erected in 1966 on May 1 Square in Kazan in memory of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Lenin Prize laureate - poet-patriot Musa Jalil, a member of the anti-fascist underground, executed in a Nazi prison in 1944.

Wikipedia: Памятник Мусе Джалилю (Казань) (RU)

166 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan

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The National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan is a research, cultural and educational institution, the leading museum center of Tatarstan and one of the largest cultural and historical museums in the Volga region.

Wikipedia: Национальный музей Республики Татарстан (RU), Website

637 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Youth theater on Bulak

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Youth theater on Bulak билгесез / Намуслы куллану

The Bolakta Youth Theatre is a youth theater operating in Kazan since 2010 that has not been on public account. A center for the implementation of the creative wishes of young collectives, a platform for experimental performances in the European format. He draws the audience with a modern set of fires and a musical setup. The performances are in Russian. Artistic Director - Honored Artist Rustem Mullanurovich Fatkullin.

Wikipedia: «Болакта» Яшьләр театры (TT), Website

340 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Никольский кафедральный собор

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The Nikolsky Cathedral in Kazan is a church complex of the Kazan and Tatarstan Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in the Vakhitovsky District of Kazan, Russia, on Bauman Street. Since 1946 it has been operating as a cathedral.

Wikipedia: Никольский собор (Казань) (RU)

322 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Kazan cat

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The Memorial of the Cat Kazansky is a monument in Kazan, Russia, unveiled in 2009.

Wikipedia: Памятник Коту Казанскому (RU)

596 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral

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Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox church in Kazan (Tatarstan). It is one of the most famous churches in Naryshkin Baroque.

Wikipedia: Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Kazan (EN)

655 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 8: Black Lake park

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Black Lake is a park in the Vakhitovsky District of Kazan, Russia.

Wikipedia: Чёрное озеро (Казань) (RU)

536 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Н. И. Лобачевскому

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The Lobachevsky Monument is a monument to Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, an outstanding mathematician, figure of university education and public education of the Russian Empire, unveiled in Kazan on September 1, 1896. It is located in Lobachevsky Square, located on Kremlyovskaya Street at the beginning of Lobachevsky Street.

Wikipedia: Памятник Лобачевскому (Казань) (RU)

145 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Дом Ушковой

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The House of Zinaida Ushkova is a building in Kazan, in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, which was reconstructed in the beginning of the 20th century in an eclectic style. It is an impressive sight in the city center and an object of Russian heritage. In 1919 it became a central building of the National Library of the Republic of Tatarstan and is now open to visitors and tourists.

Wikipedia: Ushkova House (EN)

566 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 11: Kekin House

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The Kekin House is a building in Kazan on Gorky Street. The building was built in an eclectic style: it combines Art Nouveau and Neo-Gothic. Moorish motifs can be found in the elements of the building.

Wikipedia: Дом Кекина (RU)

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: The museum of S. M. Gorky and F. I. Shalyapin

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The Museum of A. M. Gorky and F. I. Chaliapin in Kazan is a cultural institution, a branch of the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan. It is located at 10 Maxim Gorky Street. Since 1960, the museum has been included in the register of historical monuments of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Музей А. М. Горького и Ф. И. Шаляпина (Казань) (RU), Website

382 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Lyadskoy Garden

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Lyadskoy Garden

Lyadskoy (Lyadsky) Garden is a park in Kazan, Russia. It is located between Shchapov, Mushtari, Gorky and Gogol streets in the Vakhitovsky district of the city.

Wikipedia: Лядской сад (RU)

94 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Г.Р. Державину

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Г.Р. Державину

The Derzhavin Monument is a monument to the poet, prominent public figure and first Minister of Justice of the Russian Empire Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin, unveiled in Kazan on December 3, 2003, and is a reproduction of the monument that existed in 1846-1932. It is located at the entrance to the Lyadskaya Garden from Gorky Street.

Wikipedia: Памятник Державину (Казань) (RU)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Музей-квартира Мусы Джалиля

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Musa Jalil Apartment Museum is a museum in Kazan, a structural subdivision of the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan. The museum is dedicated to the Tatar poet, Hero of the Soviet Union, Lenin Prize laureate, literary and public figure Musa Jalil.

Wikipedia: Музей-квартира Мусы Джалиля (RU)

591 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Musa Jalil

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The Tatar Academic State Opera and Ballet Theater named after Musa Jalil is one of the largest theaters in Russia. Located in the capital of Tatarstan - the city of Kazan.

Wikipedia: Татарский театр оперы и балета имени Мусы Джалиля (RU), Website

389 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 17: Церковь Святой Екатерины

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Церковь Святой Екатерины

St. Catherine's Church is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Kazan, Russia. It belongs to the Volga-Kama Probation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the European part of Russia.

Wikipedia: Церковь Святой Екатерины (Казань) (RU)

300 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Monument to Lenin

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The monument to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin is a monument dedicated to Soviet figure and revolutionatore V.I. Lenin, located on Freedom Square in Kazan, Tatarstan.

Wikipedia: Владимир Ленин һәйкәле (Ирек мәйданы, Казан) (TT)

709 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 19: cквер Фукса

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Fuchsovsky Garden is a public garden in the Vakhitovsky District of Kazan, named after the rector of Kazan University, Karl Fuchs.

Wikipedia: Фуксовский сад (RU)

1692 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 20: Gorky Park

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Gorky Park Дмитрий Сагдеев / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is a large park in the Vakhitovsky District of Kazan, one of the many central parks in the USSR traditionally named after the writer Maxim Gorky. The southern part is bounded by the square of the same name and Ershov Street, the eastern part is bounded by Vishnevsky Street, the northern part is bounded by Podluzhnaya Street, and the western part is bounded by the Suvorov School. On the square in front of the park there is a memorial of the monument "To the Fallen for Soviet Power" (1967) and the monument to the unknown soldier. The park is home to a large number of gray and red squirrels.

Wikipedia: Центральный парк культуры и отдыха имени Горького (Казань) (RU)


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