Guided tour of the Raifa Virgin Monastery and of the Universal Temple
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Guided tour of the Raifa Virgin Monastery and of the Universal Temple

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover a Universal Temple, an architectural symbolic symbiosis of religions, civilizations and cultures
  • Visit the religious buildings: a Mosque, a Synagogue, Buddhist temples, a Catholic and an Orthodox church
  • Explore the ancient Raifa Virgin Monastery and the sanctuary forest in which it lies
What to expect

You will meet with your guide and your driver at the lobby of your hotel. After a comfortable drive, you will admire the surprising architectural structure of the «Universal Temple» on the old Moscow Highway, whose construction began in 1994.

The Universal Temple is an architectural symbolic symbiosis of religions, civilizations and cultures.

Walk around the monuments of many different religious: Catholic, Orthodox, and Buddhist temples, a Mosque, and a Synagogue.

Then move to the Raifa Virgin Monastery located 30 Km from Kazan in a sanctuary forest, on a bank of an enchantingly beautiful lake. The monastery was founded in the 17th century.

You will appreciate its architectural ensemble, one of the most magnificent in the Middle Volga, which was shaped for centuries. The main relic of the monastery is a wonderworking Georgian image of the Most Holy Virgin (17th century). In the monastery, there is a spring of water consecrated by the Patriarch of Moscow and Russia.

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What's included
  • Admission tickets
  • Transportation in a private vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Where

ул. Кави Наджми, 7-5, Kazan, Respublika Tatarstan, Russia, 420111

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel.

What to remember
  • This tour includes pick-up service, you may provide your hotel address while booking this tour
  • If you do not want to use the pick-up service, meet the guide at the point shown on the map
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When
  • Daily every hour between 10:00am and 2:00pm
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Provider
Tsar Visit
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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