Kazan Kremlin, Kazan

Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Architectural Building
Constructed over the ruins of a former Tatar fortress, the walls of Kazan Kremlin enclose a vast space filled with parks, museums, and religious buildings, collectively designated as a World Heritage Site. The complex notably includes a 16th-century cathedral, one of few Russian churches featuring six piers and five apses. Other highlights include a 19th-century palace, now serving as the official residence of the president of Tatarstan, and a lavishly decorated mosque famous for its observation balcony and lotus-shaped dome. Be sure to visit the mosque's ground-floor museum, established to provide a glimpse into the region's Islamic history and culture. Before you head to Kazan, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kazan online trip maker, to make sure you see all that Kazan has to offer, including Kazan Kremlin.
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  • There's so much written about it already. I join all superlative reviews. Bewitching! Me and my wife visited it in the beginning of June. Just came to Kazan' from Moscow to once again admire this...  more »
  • Kazan was a refreshment for us after Moscow, as everything's on a smaller and calmer scale. Kazanians are very proud on their Kremlin, and speaking with them each stressed the Kazan's Kremlin is 500.....  more »
  • Incredible Area and number one visit in Kazan. You cannot leave Kazan without a visit to the Kreml. And furthermore it is UNESCO word heritage.  more »
  • It's amazing, you have to come here when you are in Russia. This building is very grand and unique with relifs that describe the story of the past. I hope this place is always for maintained and cared. Thank you. Happy wonderful
  • Very nice place to have a walk. View is fantastic.
  • Obviously, the highlight of downtown Kazan and the place that makes Kazan recognizeable and unique.
  • It's very important to visit if you are visitor
  • Indeed one ofnthe most interesting Kremlins of Russia! And multicultured!

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