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Kazan travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kazan

The ancient capital of Kazan is Russia's third largest city. It's a thriving oil-rich metropolis, but Kazan's citizens still celebrate the language and folkways of the Tatar people, who came to the region in the 15th century.

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When to Visit Kazan

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Visit Kazan in August or September. The temperatures average 70°F and there are jazz and opera festivals as well as a handicrafts fair.

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How to Get to Kazan

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Where to Stay in Kazan

Check into the restored Shalyapin Palace Hotel on Ulitsa Universitetskaya for classically decorated rooms and haute cuisine. The Volga Hotel on Said-Galeeva Street and Hostel Kremlin on Bolshaya Krasnaya Street are clean, affordable accommodations within walking distance of the Kremlin.

Popular Neighborhoods in Kazan

Where to stay in popular areas of Kazan

Most booked hotels in Kazan

How to Get Around Kazan

The Cost of Living in Kazan

Shopping Streets

In addition to Bauman Street, there is the Koltso shopping mall and TSUM department store. Expect prices to be a bit higher than in the U.S.

Groceries and Other

In central Kazan, you can get the basic necessities at convenience stores or open-air markets. The Privolzhsky district has five supermarkets. A quart of milk costs RUB180 and a loaf of bread RUB21.

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Where to Eat in Kazan

The cafeteria chain Dobraya Stolovaya offers basic Russian fare at affordable prices. Sample traditional Tatar cuisine such as creamy fish soup at Bilyar on Ulitsa Butlerova. The average price of a meal is RUB750.