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Тravels Kazan MADE BY: STUDENT 5351 GROUP, VASILYEVA A. P. TEACHER: TEGANYUK V. V
Kazan is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan. In addition, it is one of the leading cultural, economic and financial centers of Russia. The population of Kazan is slightly more than 1. 1 million people, but it is growing steadily, like the population of other Russian megacities. The city is located on the area of 613 square kilometers, which is also larger than many of the country's millionaires. Together with the nearby suburbs and satellite cities, Kazan forms the Kazan urban agglomeration with a population of 1. 6 million people. After the collapse of the USSR, Kazan became the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. The city claims to be the tourist Mecca of Russia.
The visit of Kazan is worth at least due to beautiful historical monuments, including the Kazan Kremlin, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Annually Kazan is visited by about 1 million people, which is quite good for a city with the population of just over 1. 1 million. The concept of the third capital or the third city of Russia is actively being discussed in Kazan. And this has all the prerequisites, Kazan can quite claim this status. The best time to visit Kazan is spring and autumn. During this time the city reveals itself in all its glory. Summer is usually not too hot, but there are exceptions. Winter is also not ferocious in terms of frosts. The coldest month is January.
Kazan is connected with almost all major cities of the country. Problems to get here should not arise. In Kazan there is an airport that can take international flights. By the way, Kazan airport for several years won the title of the "Best airport of the CIS countries". Kazan is connected to many cities of the CIS by air communication, there are flights to Moscow (which just takes over an hour), St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Tashkent, Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Yerevan and others. Kazan is one of the largest transport hubs on the Moscow-Ufa highway, and also enters the transport corridor Europe-China. It takes 12 hours from Moscow to Kazan by rail, and 36 hours from St. Petersburg.
Kazan's urban transport is represented by almost all types. The most popular among the townspeople and guests of the city is the city bus, then the trolleybus, tram and metro (one of the shortest in the world) are located in the rating. Bus routes are about 90 and they really enjoy great popularity among the citizens, especially since the car park has recently been updated. The fare in the city bus is 25 rubles, but the truckers are trying to raise the price for the fare in the city bus to 25 rubles. There is a taxi in Kazan and the cost varies from 6 rubles per kilometer and from 40 rubles per call. The upper price range is unlimited.
Kazan rightfully has the title of one of the main tourist centers of the country. The city has many historical monuments and attractions of different eras. The most famous and outstanding are: The Kazan Kremlin is now the residence of the president of Tatarstan, and earlier the defensive fortress. The fortress existed from the time the city was founded, but in the modern form it appeared as a result of rebuilding, which occurred in 1556 after the destruction by the army of Ivan the Terrible. In addition to the fortress itself, the Kazan Kremlin also includes: The Annunciation Cathedral, Süyümbike Tower - the famous leaning tower, the Kul Sharif Mosque, the Spasskaya Tower, the Resurrection Tower, the Transfiguration Tower and a number of other structures.
Kazan is worth visiting if you are interested in the history of Russia and everything connected with it. During the construction of many historical sights, interesting architectural solutions were used at the junction of styles, mixing the eastern traditions of construction with Western and primordially Russian. Lovers of recreation, which offers a night city, also have something to do - all the same Kazan is a huge metropolis, and night clubs, discos, restaurants are able to satisfy anyone. But still, the trip to Kazan should take place under the aegis of familiarizing with the history and sights of the past
The best souvenir from Kazan will be elements of national clothes or shoes, it's still the capital of Tatarstan. In addition to this, you can bring decorations, ritual objects, beads, national food - chak -chak and echpochmak as a souvenir. All this can be bought both in small souvenir shops, and in boutiques (clothes or shoes from the Kazan masters) or in supermarkets. In the latter you can bring national food in beautiful branded gift boxes. It is also worth paying attention to leather boots, handmade toys and boots with a national ornament of the famous Kukmol factory. Separately it is necessary to say about the famous cat-Kazan - the hero of many fairy tales and legends, as well as the main character of the popular Russian art. Souvenirs with his image will serve as an excellent gift.
Kazan is a very hospitable city, you will be pleased with the numerous hotels, campsites and other places where you can spend the night or live some time. Kazan is recognized as one of the safest cities in the world. Security rules do not differ from the rules of conduct in any other large city. There are places where it is better to go alone and not to walk in the dark. When walking, do not take with you a large sum of money, and documents. You should be careful in transport, in places of mass congestion - it is possible to meet pocket thieves. But in general, Kazan is a pleasant city in every way, and its inhabitants are very hospitable.
Kazan is a recognized center of health. Among its medical institutions are the Interregional Clinical Diagnostic Center, the Republican Clinical Hospital, the Clinical Oncology Center, the Republican AIDS Center, as well as a network of private rooms and clinics. Do not forget that in Kazan most of the people profess Islam, so all the rules and laws of this religion are the strictest implementation! Smoking is prohibited in public places It is forbidden to drink alcohol in public places
Welcome to Kazan!