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Kazan Destination Guide

Explore Kazan in Russia.

Kazan in the region of Tatarstan with it's 1,104,738 inhabitants is a place in Russia - some 447 mi (or 719 km) East of Moscow, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Kazan is now 03:20 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Moscow" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yoshkar-Ola, Verkhniy Uslon, Ul'yanovsk, Stolbishche, Savinovo or Derbyshki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Amazing Beatbox at Kazan Show #2

01:21 min ( October 14, 2011 by ramilvalitov)
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- " ". Mitya Burmistrov aka Masta Mic is a talanted beatboxer from Kazan, Russian Federation. This guy is really amazing! Probably he is one of the best beatboxers of Russia. This video is a part...

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06:51 min ( March 13, 2010 by comodco)
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Presentation of the Kazan Universiade-20...

01:53 min ( July 12, 2008 by Rustreamer)
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Summer Universiade-2013 Athetes village presentation, Kazan -2013

Kazan: Pushkin-Nujin crossing near Univ...

00:38 min ( August 02, 2008 by qutactics)
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This tram line is announced to be destructed during city's reconstruction, for Summer Universiade-2013

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Interesting facts about this location

Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

Kazan (Volga region) Federal University is located in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. It was established in 2010 on the basis of the former Kazan State University, originally founded in 1804 as Kazan Imperial University. Kazan University is the second oldest of the current Russian universities. The famous mathematician Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was its rector from 1827 until 1846. In 1925, the university was renamed in honour of its most famous alumnus, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin).

More reading: Kazan (Volga region) Federal University homepage
Located at 55.79, 49.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1804 establishments in Russia, Educational institutions established in 1804, History of Tatarstan, Kazan, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Universities in Tatarstan, Universities in Volga Region, World Digital Library related

Söyembikä Tower

Söyembikä Tower, also called the Khan's Mosque, is probably the most familiar landmark and architectural symbol of Kazan. Once the highest structure of that city's kremlin, it used to be one of the so-called leaning towers. By the early 20th century, its inclination was estimated at 194 cm . Diverse stabilization methods were used to straighten the tower in the 1930s and 1990s. The tower's construction date is enshrouded in mystery.

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Located at 55.79, 49.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Kazan, Inclined towers, Landmarks in Russia, Towers in Russia, Visitor attractions in Tatarstan

Kazan Kremlin

The Kazan Kremlin is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan, situated in the city of Kazan. It was built on behest of Ivan the Terrible on the ruins of the former castle of Kazan khans. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 2000.

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Located at 55.79, 49.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Kazan, Kremlins, Museums in Tatarstan, Open air museums in Russia, World Heritage Sites in Russia

Qolşärif Mosque

The Qolşärif Mosque (also spelled Qol Sharif, Qol Sherif and Kol Sharif via the Tatar Колшәриф мәчете, Qolşärif mäçete, and Kul Sharif via the Russian мечеть Кул-Шариф, mechet Kul-Sharif) located in Kazan Kremlin, was reputed to be – at the time of its construction — the largest mosque in Russia, and in Europe outside of Istanbul.

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Located at 55.79, 49.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1990s architecture, Mosques in Kazan

Lakes Kaban

Lakes Kaban, the system of lakes in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, includes Nizhny (Blizhny) Kaban, Verkhny Kaban, and Sredny Kaban. With an area of 1.86 square kilometers, it is the biggest lake in Tatarstan. It is connected with the Kazanka River by the Bolaq channel and a subterranean channel from Bolaq-Qazansu. It is also connected with the Volga river by the city's sewage system. The Thousandth Anniversary of Islam Mosque is situated at the bank.

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Located at 55.79, 49.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Tatarstan, Kazan, Lakes of Russia

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