location Kazan

location Kazan

  • Sharif Kamal's Memorial Flat

    Location: Kazan, Ostrovsky Str. 15

    Affiliate of the Republican National Museum of Tatarstan.
    Established as the National Museum affiliate in 1944 in the house where the writer lived since 1928. In 2019 the museum was opened as the House of the Tatar Book, following a thorough reconstruction. Since then an official name is the Museum of the History of Tatar Literature with the memorial apartment of Sharif Kamal. 

    Sharif Kamal lived in this house from 1918 until his death in 1942. Here was created his most famous works "Matur tuganda" ("When beauty is born"), "Buhet ezlәgundu" ("In search of happiness"), and many others. 

    The museum as whole consists of  exhibition halls, a children's room, a library, mapping and coworking rooms, a bookstore, and a printing house. The exposition itself comprises reconstructed flat furnishings, the writer's memorabilias and archives.

     

    Internet: https://kamala.tatmuseum.ru/ 

     

     

  • State Ansemble of Song and Dance

    Location: Kazan, Ostrovskogo Str. 2 

    For more information visit http://www.tatans.com/

     

     

  • State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan

    Location: Kazan, K.Marx Str. 64 (see the map below

    The museum was founded in 1958 on the basis of the Picture Gallery of the State Museum of Tatarstan.
    The museum's collection numbers over 21,000 paintings, drawings and sculptures. The largest collection is of drawings including those of Western European origin comprising works by artists of the Netherlands, Flanders, Italy, Germany such as Duhrer, Rembrandt, Luca of Leiden, Rubens' Studio. Unique collection of the Old Russian paintings of the late 15th - the early 19th centuries. Among the Russian Art collection are the works of D. Levitsky, I. Aivazovsky, K. Bryullov, V. Tropinin, A. Savrasov, V. Polenov, I. Repin, V. Serov, etc. Remarkable collection of I.I. Shishkin. Small collection of the Russian avant-garde artists of the late 19th - the early 20th centuries. Rich and diversified art of Tatarstan including unique and the world`s largest collection of N.I. Feshin's paintings.

     

    State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Photo: Andrey Roshektaev

     

      

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  • State nature reserve "Blue Lakes"

    Location: near to the Shcherbakovo village, Kazan (former Vysokogorsky district)

    The reserve is situated on the right bank of the river Kazanka and consisting of forests and a chain of karst lakes formed by mighty springs. The floor of the lake has a deposit of medicinal mud. This is a delightful place for a rest and health.

    State nature reserve "Blue Lakes", Tatarstan, Russia, tourism, travel, cities, districts, sightseeing, tourist, visitor, tourist attractions, places to visit, monuments, local culture, cultural tourism, local tourism

    Photo: Andrey Roshektaev

    State nature reserve "Blue Lakes", Tatarstan, Russia, tourism, travel, cities, districts, sightseeing, tourist, visitor, tourist attractions, places to visit, monuments, local culture, cultural tourism, local tourismPhoto: Andrey Roshektaev

    State nature reserve "Blue Lakes", Tatarstan, Russia, tourism, travel, cities, districts, sightseeing, tourist, visitor, tourist attractions, places to visit, monuments, local culture, cultural tourism, local tourismPhoto: Andrey Roshektaev

    State nature reserve "Blue Lakes", Tatarstan, Russia, tourism, travel, cities, districts, sightseeing, tourist, visitor, tourist attractions, places to visit, monuments, local culture, cultural tourism, local tourismPhoto: Andrey Roshektaev

    State nature reserve "Blue Lakes", Tatarstan, Russia, tourism, travel, cities, districts, sightseeing, tourist, visitor, tourist attractions, places to visit, monuments, local culture, cultural tourism, local tourism
    Blue waters of State nature reserve "Blue Lakes"

    Photo: Andrey Roshektaev

  • Tatar song festival "Tatar zhyry"

    Location: Kazan

     The festival was established in 1988. Since 1997 it is called after the popular Tatar composer Sara Sadykova and has international status.

    In total for the last years 125 songs performed by 60 singers and music groups became the winners of the festival "Tatars zhyry". Salavat Fatkhutdinov, Aydar Galimov, and Hanija Farkhi became the winners about seven times. The highest award of the competition is the "Altyn bars" ("Golden snow-leopard") statue (weight 475 grams, made of 45 grams of gold, 198 grams of silver, 232 grams of crystal and brilliants).

     

     

  • Tinchourin Tatar State Drama and Comedy Theatre

    Location: Kazan, M.Gorky Str. 13

    At the expanse of many years the theatre pleases rural and urban inhabitants with its creative work. Thanks to it`s mobility and high creative potential the theatre is well-known both in the Republic of Tatarstan, and in all CIS territory.

    For more information visit http://tinchurinteatr.ru/