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Island town Sviyazhsk and Museum of Sviyazhsk history (6 hours)

Tour price:

1350 rur

Schedule and duration:

Tuesday
from 10:00 till 16:00 (10.05.2017-30.09.2017)

Sunday
from 09:30 till 15:30 (10.05.2017-30.09.2017)

Thursday
from 10:00 till 16:00 (16.06.2017-30.09.2017)

Island town Sviyazhsk is located in 60 km from Kazan on three rivers - the Volga, Sviyaga and Schuka. Built in the XVI century by order of Ivan the Terrible, the town served as the military headquarters for the conquest of the Kazan Khanate.

The trip to Sviyazhsk island takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. During this time, guests will enjoy various landscapes: pine forests, endless fields, spacious Volga and picturesque Sviyaga, and listen to the stories told by the guide. In Sviyazhsk the guests take a walking tour of the island (1 hour 45 minutes) with a visit to Sviyazhsk Mother of God Monastery, founded in the XVI century. In Sviyazhsk original frescoes era of Ivan the Terrible is preserved, including his only lifetime image, unusual image of St. Christopher with a horse head, the oldest in the Volga region wooden Trinity Church, a majestic five-domed temple in pseudo-Byzantine style - Cathedral of Our Lady of the Afflicted, and more.  You will also enjoy the endless panorama of Volga and Sviyaga at  the viewing point.

You can learn more about the history of the city while visiting the history museum of the island. Moreover, you will have time for a small rest, buying souvenirs for yourself, your family and friends. As part of the excursion, you will be invited to at Lazy Market with famous local pancakes. You will cherish the best memories from the excursion to Sviyazhsk.



This tour includes free time to purchase souvenirs, have a cup of tea and a light snack at one of the cafes (15 min).

Everyone who visit the fabulous island, understand why Pushkin, when he saw Sviyazhsk, said that if there were the island of Buyan and Lukomorye somewhere, they are here.

The sequence of the sites included in each tour itinerary may vary depending on the traffic situation and congestion of tourist facilities.
All tours start and end at Excursion Centre office (Tatarstan Hotel, 4 Pushkina St., Kazan).

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Booking conditions:

  1. Excursion prices are fixed; they include transport services, guide service and all entrance fees.
  2. There are discounts for children under 12, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, residents of besieged Leningrad, and physically challenged people.
  3. The copy of your application, sent to the specified e-mail address, is not a booking confirmation. The confirmation will be sent to your email address within 24 hours. If you do not receive the confirmation within the specified period, please contact the Excursion Centre by the telephone numbers or e-mail listed below.
  4. If the chosen payment method is “Cash at the Excursion Centre office," booked tickets must be bought out till 18.00 the day before the day of the tour at the office of Kazan Excursion Centre (hotel "Tatarstan" lobby, 4 Pushkin Str., Tukay Square metro station) or at Kazan TIC central office (15/25 Kremlyovskaya Str.). The confirmation of the booking must be shown when you buy out your tickets.
  5. If the chosen payment method is “Online by plastic card," you must make a payment one day before the start of the tour, not later than 18:00.
  6. In case of failure of paragraphs 4 and 5, unpaid booked tickets go on sale on the day of the tour without saving a priority for the person who has booked it online.
  7. The number of seats in a bus is limited. Tickets are sold until the excursion bus is full. In case of failure of seat after the booking, you will receive a notice of refusal.

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Галина и Александр
Спасибо за экскурсию! Мы не только много узнали, но и настолько полюбили Казань и Свияжск, что планируем еще раз приехать летом!
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