Explore the impressive fortress that sits on top of Kazan’s Kremlin Hill. On this guided walking tour inside the fortress you’ll see the Kul Sharif mosque, built in 2005, and the Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral, dating from the 16th century.
What to Expect
Enjoy an interesting and informative 90-minute walk through the grounds of the white fortress standing atop Kremlin hill. The Kazan Kremlin is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan and a popular attraction for visitors from around the world.
The Kremlin is a unique historical and cultural monument, with Tatar, Russian, and European architectural styles represented.
Your local guide will meet you at the Kremlin entrance, and take you inside the fortress where you’ll see the Kul Sharif cathedral mosque that was built in 2005. In addition you’ll visit the ancient Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral, constructed in the 16th century. Hear from your guide about the construction of the Kremlin with white limestone, after Kazan was conquered by Ivan the Terrible, the Russian tsar, in October of 1552.
If you like you can combine the Kremlin Tour with visits to museums that are located right inside the fortress. It takes 1-2 hours to tour the most important and interesting sites.
- Visits to the Kul Sharif Mosque and the ancient Orthodox Annunciation Cathedral
What's Not Included
- Entrance fee to the Kremlin and its museums
- Souvenirs and personal expenses