• 14.06.2017

    Now there is a new tour on the Retro tram in Kazan!

    Sergey Ivanov, the Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan for Tourism, with his deputy, Arthur Abdrashitov, took part in the startup of a new sight-seeing tour in Kazan on the Retro tram. The sight-seeing route is an adaption of the really existing tram route that passes through the historic town center, starting from the railway station to the river port and back. This tour gives the opportunity to everyone to get acquainted with the history of Kazan; an audio guide tells a story about famous personalities, who used to live in houses located along the route of tram.  It’s possible to select one of 7 languages for the tour. In addition, during the tour you can try the national cuisine of the Republic of Tatarstan. Duration of the tour is 40 minutes. You can take a tram at the railway station at Privokzalnaya square, 1.
  • 13.06.2017

    Thousand liters of fish soup will be cooked in Tatarstan!

    The Republic of Tatarstan has prepared an excellent surprise for all fish lovers! The gastronomic fish week FISHKA takes place from the 16th till 22nd of June in the city of Kazan. It is interesting that fish, presented at the festival, is exclusively home born. The “stars” of the event will be sterlet, carp and trout. On the 16th of June, near the Family Center “Kazan” there will be a scene, fish rows, a children's playground, photo areas and much, much more. In the non-stop mode 10 best restaurants of the city and 5 representatives of street food will surprise their guests with a variety of their own recipes for cooking the fish soup, and will indulge the visitors with just a huge assortment of fish dishes.
  • 08.06.2017

    Bolgar tops the list of Russian small towns popular among tourists

    Analytical agency TurStat ТурСтат has named the Russian smallest towns, which are popular for travelling in the summer vacation period of 2017. The rating included the smallest towns with population less than 10 thousand people. Top-10 of the smallest Russian town during summer vacations include Bolgar (Tatarstan), Plyos (Ivanov region),Kirillov (Vologda region), Myshkin (Yaroslav region), Vesyegonsk (Tver region), Teberda (Karachayevo-Cherkesiya), Zadonsk (Lipetsk region), Pravdinsk (Kaliningrad region), Verkhneuralsk (Chelyabinsk region), Solvychegorsk (Arkhangelsk region). The rating has been made by the results of analysis presented by the tourist offices and on-line booking of accommodation systems.
  • 07.06.2017

    Summer project “Hospitable Kazan” has started

    Summer project “Hospitable Kazan” has started on June 1. It is being realized annually by the “Assembly of Tourist volunteers of the Republic of Tatarstan” NPO with the support of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on Tourism. The project is aimed at informing the tourists of the places of interest and objects of tourist infrastructure, as well as the increase of tourist attractiveness in the city of Kazan. Each information site presents a geo-cupola pavilion in the form of a football ball and organized in the Visit Tatarstan style. There are three volunteers working inside each pavilion in two shifts from 10.30 a.m. to 02.30 p.m. and from 02.30 p.m. to 06.30 p.m.; they are located in 5 places of the town: the Old-Tatar Settlement, Kamal theatre, «Chaliapin Palace Hotel», hotel «Nogay», Kazan Kremlin. These information sites provide tourists with free map of the city, as well as the official guide «Tatarstan: 1001 pleasure», issued especially for the start of the summer tourist season and Confederations Cup 2017, in 5 languages: Russian, English, German, Spanish and Chinese. Tourist guide was developed by the “Center of Tourism development of the Republic of Tatarstan” NPO. This year the project “Hospitable Kazan” will be supported by 200 volunteers, who are the students of Kazan universities.

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