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Kazan: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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21 reviews

Kazan: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

From £18.99 per person

Discover the city where Europe meets Asia with a 24 or 48-hour ticket for the Kazan hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus. Jump off at sites such as Yunusov Square and Pervogo Maya Square. Explore areas where Tartar traditions are kept alive and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Valid 1 - 2 days
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Driver
Audio guide included
Spanish, Tatar, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • See the university where Lenin studied
  • Go to Pervogo Maya Square
  • Marvel at the monuments of Sultan-Galiyeva Square
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Kazan Kremlin
Full description
See the historic sights of Kazan at your own pace with a 24 or 48-hour hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Often described as the city where Europe meets Asia, Kazan is where 2 cultures (Tatar and Russian) and 2 of the world’s main religions meet. Hop on the bus to marvel at the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See Russia’s third oldest university, where former students include Vladimir Lenin. See the Kazan Virgin Icon, returned to the city by Pope Jean Paul II in 2004. You can visit historic Tatar quarters, such as picturesque Tatar Sloboda. It's here that the Tatars were banished after Ivan the Terrible conquered the city. Admire architecture from the ancient Bolgar settlements and “Golden Hordes.” Kazan is home to a number of performing arts festivals, such as the Shalyapin International Opera Festival, Nuriev Classic Ballet Festival, “Europe-Asia” Music Festival and International Festival of Muslim Cinema Golden Minbar. It also prides itself on its sports events. It was the host city for the 2013 Summer Universiade (the Olympic games for students). In 2018, it hosted the World Cup, bringing football's premier event to the city. In addition, many Tatar traditions are kept alive at local festivals, such as the end of the planting season at “Sabantuy.” Along with folk games, such as pole climbing, sack races and tug-of-war, the festival provides the chance to watch national wrestling events. Board the bus at any of the following stops. A full loop (without hop offs) takes 70 minutes: 1. Gabdulla Tukay Square 2. OldTatar Settlement 3. Cloth Settlement 4. Bulak (Baturin Bridge) 5. Tatar Culinary House 6. Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral 7. First of May Square 8. Kazan Family Centre 9. Riviera Hotel 10. Kazan Arena Football Stadium 11. Riviera Aquapark 12. Gorky Park 13. State Council of Tatarstan 14. Kremlin Embankment 15. Lyadskoy Garden
Includes
  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket (as per option booked)
  • Audio commentary and headphones
  • Tickets to attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Tickets valid for 12 months from the chosen travel date
  • Tours depart every 30 to 40 minutes (please note that traffic can affect specific tour departures)
  • A full loop (without hopping off) takes 70 minutes
  • From May to September the first tour is at 9:30 AM and the last tour is at 8:15 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Service
    3.9/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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problem with meeting point direction. pls check & update with the right direction. We have wasted our time waiting & no bus came.

14 April 2019

Great audioguide, very well synchronized with the bus ride. Docking 1 star for the convoluted acceptance of a mobile voucher

29 June 2018

Very good

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18 June 2017

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