Tatar soul, walking tour of Kazan
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Excursions & day trips

Tatar soul, walking tour of Kazan

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the old Tatar settlement of Sloboda
  • Discover the slender minarets and Tatar merchant houses
  • Explore Mardzhani Mosque and the Chak-Chak Museum
What to expect

This sightseeing tour of the old Tatar Sloboda is an opportunity to take in the sights of Kazan, dating back to the XVIII-XIX centuries. Here you can find the minarets and the Tatar merchants' houses. This is the place where Tatar people with outstanding personalities used to live: intellectuals, clergy, merchants, Industrialists.

You will learn about the history, the education, the occupations, the culture and the beliefs of the indigenous people of Kazan: the Tatars. You will unravel the secrets of lake Kaban and the lost treasures of the Khan. During the walking tour you will learn why the Tatar mosques are distinguished by their special architecture, and visit the oldest mosque in the village, the Marjani mosque.

In the chak-chak Museum you will plunge into the atmosphere of Tatar life and feel like a guest of an old Tatar family. Here you will learn the secrets of cooking chak-chak, get acquainted with traditional dishes and discover a lot of new things. There is a saying that a Tatar can't eat, but he will drink tea! And here you will find a fragrant tea from the samovar, you will try chak-chak, baursak, Tatar pastila, as well as an old forgotten dish that will be prepared for you.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Admission fees
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-2 years): free
Where

Ulitsa Tatarstan, 2, Kazan, Respublika Tatarstan, Russia, 420021

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the sculpture "The riddles of Shurale" near Galiascar Kamal's drama theatre.

What to remember
  • Remember to bring the passport of each participant on this tour
  • The tour involves a lot of walking and being outside so comfortable footwear and clothes will be a plus, and don't forget your sunscreens and hats
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When
  • Every day at 9:00am
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Provider
TUI Russia
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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