location Vysokogorsky district

location Vysokogorsky district

  • Church of Holy Kirill Belozerskyi, Alexandr Nevskyi and Mefodyi Patarskyi

    Location: Vysokogorsky district

    It is the great two-tire church with delicately worked cross on the top has survived and inside there are fragments of the beautiful frescoes which once covered its wall.

     

     

  • Dubyazy mountain ski base

    Location: Vysokogorsky district

    This is a popular place for winter holidays on the slopes of the mountain where two ski lifts are in operations.

  • Krutushka health centre

    Location: Vysokogorsky district

    It is situated in a nature reserve area, at a beautiful spot on the bank of the Kazanka. Here the river loops and twists, that if why the health centre is called the "Krutushka" (twisting). Nearby there is the main attraction of the resort – the Goluboe Lake, a natural karst formation rich in deposits of medicinal silt mud. There is a beach on the shore of the lake. The resort has a cinema and concert hall, a dance hall, disco, game rooms, library, cafe-bar and other amenities.

  • Old-Kazan (Iske-Kazansky) historical-cultural museum and natural reserve

    Location: Vysokogorsky district, the Kamaevo village surroundings,

    This place is closely linked to events in the history of the Bulgar-Tatar people. According to historical sources and a popular legend, Old-Kazan was founded not far from a large settlement which arose in pre-Mongol times by sons of the Bulgar Khan Abdulla, Alin-Bek and Altyn-Bek.

    Old-Kazan nowadays is represented by two principal archaeological monuments: the Kamaevo settlement with an area of more than 6 hectares and the Russko-Urmatskoe settlement of 124 hectares located between the villages of Kamaevo and Russky Urmat. The Kamaevo site contains the remains of the political centre, the Kremlin of old Kazan, the site at Russky Urmat, the remains of the craft and trading quarter of the town.

    During archaeological digs here various ornaments have been found, ceramics and weapons, coins and many other. It is known that in the period preceding the formation of the Kazan Khanate there was a centre for minting gold coinage here.

     

    Internet: https://iskekazan.ru/ 

     

     

  • Our Lady (Bogoroditsy) monastery

    Location: Vysokogorsky district, Semiozerka

    It is an architectural monument of the 17th - early 20th centuries. The monk Yevfimyi founded the original hermitage. The buildings, which have survived, are a two-storey block of the deputy Abbot and monks in the baroque style, two-storey monks’ quarters, one of the churches and the monastery walls.

     

     

     

  • Semiozerskyi les

    Location: near to the Semiozerka village, Vysokogorsky district

    This is a steeply sloping area of coniferous and broad-leaf forest of spruce, pine, lime and birch. Semiozerskyi les is the area of natural beauty where rare plants of the orchid family as well as other types of plant registered in the Red Book are to be found.

  • 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