Kazan is one of the oldest cities in Russia founded by the Bulgarians in 1005 located on the banks of the Volga. Since the 2009 legally carries the title of the "Third capital of Russia".
Having been the host city of the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia, it has taken a great interest for tourists. Take note if you want organize your trip to Russia because these are some of the sites that are worth visiting:
Places to visit in Kazan
The Kazan Kremlin dates back to the 16th century and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO from the 2000 year.
In the Kremlin you can enjoy historic architectural buildings such as La Torre Siuyumbiké, also known as the Khan Mosque. It is one of the highest structures in the Kremlin and probably the most popular. It is a tower formed by 7 steps and measures 58 meters. Its inclination is striking, so it is included within the famous "tilted towers" of the world.
In the same Kremlin you can visit the Cathedral of the Annunciation dating from 1554 approximately elaborated in stone and the Splasskaya Tower.
If you want to go to one of the cities examples of the world for tolerance and cultural integration, that is Kazan. Both Catholics and Muslims live in total tranquility, recognized by Unesco. You can see expressions of both cultures in the architecture of the city. Kul Sharif is one of the largest mosques in Europe and is located in Kazan. And nearby you can also find the Blagoveshchensky Cathedral.
It is also known that in Kazan, different nationalities coexist more than 100. So the diversity in food dishes, customs and rituals is a luxury that you can give here.
The Kazan Family Center
An architectural work in the shape of a giant bowl, which reminds the inhabitants of their cultural identity, since Kazan means precisely that "Bowl" in Tartar. The interesting thing about this center is that more than one has been encouraged to get married here. Nothing more than the day of its inauguration 27 couples married simultaneously. That is why it is also known as the Kazan Palace of Marriage. If you are looking for harmony and family peace or blessing for your home, this is the place you have to visit.
Kazan in view of drone. Awesome.