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Kazan (Russian: Каза́нь; IPA: [kɐˈzanʲ]; Tatar: Казан, Qazan) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. With a population of 1,143,535, it is the eighth most populous city in Russia. Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. The Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site. In April 2009, the Russian Patent Office granted Kazan the right to brand itself as the "Third Capital" of Russia. In 2009 it was chosen as the "Sports capital of Russia" and it still is referred to as such. The city hosted the 2013 Summer Universiade, 2014 World Fencing Championships, the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, and one of the host cities for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In 2015, Kazan was visited by 2.1 million tourists, which is a 20% increase in comparison with 2014. The Kazan Kremlin was visited by 1.5 million tourists in 2015 and hotel and entertainment complex with aquapark called "Kazan Riviera" was visited by 1 million tourists.

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Kazan is a largest and capital city of republic of Tatarstan in Russia. Kazan is 8thmost crowded city of Russia with 1143535 populations. This city is situated at the meeting point of Rivers Kazanka and Volga in the European Russia. This area is extended up to 515.8km².

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Kazan

  • Save 10% City Sightseeing Kazan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    City Sightseeing Kazan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour2 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Days

    With the choice of a 1-day or 2-day ticket, City Sightseeing Kazan is the perfect way to explore the sights of this amazing c...

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  • Kazan Big City Tour
    Kazan Big City TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    We have collected all of the main sights in one tour, so that you don't miss out on anything. But most importantly, we will c...

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  • KAZAN KREMLIN AND BAUMAN STREET
    KAZAN KREMLIN AND BAUMAN STREETNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    The Kazan Kremlin is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This museum, reservation, a monumental construction with its...

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  • Private tour of Sviyazhsk island
    Private tour of Sviyazhsk islandNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    A private guide will take you to the amazing trip around the ancient Russian town, founded by Csar Ivan the Terrible in 1551....

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Facts and Stats for Kazan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kazan

    Know the pollution level of Kazan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45.83 (Moderate)
  • Kazan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kazan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kazan.

    • Burglary and Theft 20.65 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.26 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.74 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.13 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.52 (Low)
    • Drug offense 29.55 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.7 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.39 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35.87 (Low)
  • Living in Kazan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kazan is 111.28 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.56 (High)
    • Climate Index 39.56 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 66.46 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.73 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 32.24 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.53 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.16 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.87 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kazan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kazan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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