Top 3 churches in Kazan

Top 3 churches in Kazan

Kazan is a beautiful Russian provincial capital that worth to be visited. Today we would like to present you the top 3 churches in Kazan. The Annunciation Cathedral is one of the most visited religious monuments. The Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral is located in the historical center of Kazan. The Saint John the Baptist Church is located on the outskirts of Kazan and was dedicated to St. John the Baptist. This is known as the Epiphany Cathedral and you can find it at the address Bauman st... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Kazan

Tourist guide to the city of Kazan

Kazan is the largest city in Tatarstan, being the capital of the region. Due to the large number of people who live here, the city is the 8th most populous in Russia. It is located at the confluence of the Volga with the Kazanka River, that gives its name. Some Tatar residents of the region say that the name of the city is derived from the word "boiler". It is one of the few cities in the Russian Federation that was included in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Over time in Kazan lived ... [ read more ]

Largest City of Tatarstan, Kazan

Largest City of Tatarstan, Kazan

Kazan was founded in 1401 but became the capital of a powerful Tartar Khanate in 1455. It lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. Kazan's shipyards and port on the Volga make it an important water transport center. It emerged from the empire of the Golden Horde. University of Kazan Famous people like Lenin and Tolstoy studied at the University of Kazan which was founded in 1804. Other than the Russian Academy of Sciences, there is the Russian Islamic Uni... [ read more ]