10 days in Republic of Tatarstan Itinerary

10 days in Republic of Tatarstan Itinerary

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Kazan

— 9 nights

Sports Capital of Russia

The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Explore Kazan's surroundings by going to Raifa (Raifa Monastery & Arboretum Volga-Kama Biosphere Reserve). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Kazan Kremlin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, admire the landmark architecture of Agricultural Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kazan tour planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kazan is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Kazan to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kazan

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping

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Republic of Tatarstan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Specialty Museums
A nation within a nation, Republic of Tatarstan is home to about 5 million Tatars--Russia's largest ethnic minority. Rich in oil and natural gas, the republic spreads across the central part of the vast East European Plain, some 800 km (500 mi) east of Moscow. Often overlooked by foreign visitors passing through this part of the world, Tatarstan remains one of the world's secret gems, pleasantly surprising travelers with its rich cultural and architectural heritage. Begin your Tatarstani adventure with a guided tour of the republic's thriving capital city of Kazan, the center of Tatar culture and home to the largest mosque in Russia.