Private jet charter and flights to Kazan
This vibrant university city blends youthful energy with a rich history that stretches back centuries, resulting in a progressive culture that cherishes its past. Home to over 100 nationalities, Kazan is also a multicultural melting-pot where many ethnicities and religions coexist – a harmonious backdrop for a host city of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Experience it all: request a private jet charter quote from Air Charter Service.
Kazan is one of Russia’s oldest cities and its ancient walls have witnessed a chequered history. Explore the 16th-century Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Russia’s only remaining Tatar fortress. Here you can learn more about this fascinating culture, touring highlights including the beautifully restored Kul Sharif Mosque and Tatarstan Museum of Natural History. Another of Kazan’s cultural icons is the Hermitage, which is housed in a former cadet school building and hosts magnificent rotating art exhibitions from its legendary sister museum in St Petersburg.
Religious tolerance is a cultural cornerstone here and this inclusive ethos is epitomised by the Temple of All Religions, a multi-faith place of worship with flamboyant minarets, spires and cupolas inspired by 16 different belief systems. Snap up tickets to an FC Rubin Kazan fixture and soak up the electric match-day atmosphere at Kazan Arena, set to host several World Cup matches. Or for those who prefer shopping to sports, there’s a range of luxury malls packed with high-end international brands.
Kazan is an exciting foodie haven where visitors can sample Tatar, Russian, European and Eastern fare, ranging from hearty traditional delicacies to stylish haute cuisine. Try delicately-spiced Indian dishes amid kitsch décor at Malabar, modern European food in one of the city’s oldest mansions at Priyut Kholostyaka and Tatar classics at Kazan institution Dom Tatarskoi Kulinarii. You can learn more about traditional Tatar cuisine while sampling teas and sweets at the interactive Chak-Chak Museum.
Whether you’re looking for a glitzy high-rise hotel or boutique city hideaway, Kazak offers a range of luxury accommodation. The Mirage Hotel offers high-end glamour with views of the Kremlin, while the ultra-modern Grand Hotel Kazan boasts several restaurants in the heart of the city and the lavish Korston Royal Hotel has an entertainment complex with bowling, billiards and a cinema.