Bringing together the Tatar and Slavic cultures, Kazan is one of Russia’s most fascinating cities. As it has a similar standard of living to Moscow and St Petersburg, holiday rentals in Kazan offer you a comfortable stay. Typical accommodation includes colourful wooden homes, or traditional city centre apartments.
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The Weather in Kazan
You can see our weather diagram above. In July, maximum temperatures climb above 26°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Kazan, with temperatures falling below -15°. May is the driest month.
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What to eat in Kazan
As a city whose name translates as “cooking pot” in Tatar, Kazan has a range of traditional dishes to charm you in all seasons.
For a taste of authentic Tatarstan cuisine, try çäkçäk, an assortment of deep-fried dough balls, decorated with hazelnuts and sweetened with honey, the ultimate comfort food. Expand your culinary adventure with Kazy, a Tartar sausage made from horse meat.
What to see on your holiday in Kazan
To honour its millennium anniversary, Kazan underwent a major renovation. But the city has retained its much-loved heritage. The focal point is Kazan Kremlin, a former Tatar fortress featuring the Suyumbike Tower. Legend has it that Princess Suyumbike jumped to her death from it, in order to spare the people of Kazan from the rule of Ivan the Terrible who wanted to marry her.
Experience the hustle and bustle of day-to-day Kazan life by walking along Bauman Street. This is the heart of the old city filled with cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, and museums, as well as landmarks such as the quirky Monument Cat Kazan.
Cultural highlights of Kazan
Kazan is regarded as the sports capital of Russia and played a key part in the country’s hosting of the 2018 World Cup. You can tour the impressive Kazan Arena, which is home to the city’s football team Rubin Kazan.
Another highlight is the Hermitage, a collection of artwork and exhibitions focusing on classicism. Alternatively, the Museum of Soviet Life charts the history of life behind the Iron Curtain.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the most popular holiday rental amenity in Kazan?
Travellers planning trips to Kazan most often look for Internet, TV, and Kitchen as holiday rental amenities.
What's the best time of year to travel to Kazan?
July and August are the warmest months in Kazan, while June and May are most arid months.
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