Kazan State University, Kazan

Kazan State University, Kazan (must see)

Founded in 1804, Kazan State University, one of Russia’s largest and oldest universities, is famous for having Vladimir Lenin as a student. Known as a forerunner in the study of chemistry due to the works of Arbuzov and Butlerov, the university became one of the largest centers of education, culture and science. The oldest part of the building contains three portals along its white facade.

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Kazan State University on Map

Sight Name: Kazan State University
Sight Location: Kazan, Russia (See walking tours in Kazan)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Kazan, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Kazan

Create Your Own Walk in Kazan

Creating your own self-guided walk in Kazan is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Kazan's Architectural Jewels

Kazan's Architectural Jewels

Kazan’s architectural splendors make for an enchanting experience to visitors of this historic city. Its most significant landmarks are located in the center of the city, including the famous Qolsharif Mosque and Söyembikä Tower. Discover Kazan’s most popular architectural attractions in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Kazan Introduction Walking Tour

Kazan Introduction Walking Tour

Kazan’s diverse cultural heritage, heavily inspired by the creativity of such well-known figures as Gorky and Shalyapin, also has a significant influence on the surrounding regions. Take the following tour to explore the traditions of this highly developed cultural center of Russia.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 Km or 3.2 Miles