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RUSSIA - VOLGA REGION - KAZAN

KAZAN:


Location:

Is located in 797 km of Moscow in the right coast of the river Volga.

Local Time:

Hours of Moscow +0.

Brief History:

1117 - the foundation of Kazan as the Bulgarian fortress.
XIII-XIV cc. -the capital of the Kazan khanate of the Gold Horda.
1552 - had been conquered by Ivan the Terrible and became the part of Moscow estate.
1774 - had been occupied and fired by troops of Pugachev.
1920 - the capital of the Tartar republic.
2005 - Kazan celebrated the 1.000 anniversary.

Attractions & Highlights:

The architect and historic ensemble of the Kremlin with its beautiful churches and cathedrals – the cathedral of Annunciation (1562), the Palace church (XVIII) – the tower “Suumbeki” (58 m of height; XVII-XVIII cc.), The Governor’s Palace. The cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul (1723-1726); 2 Mosques. The University of Kazan – one of the most ancient universities in Russia, in 2004 celebrated its 200 anniversary.

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