Kazan is one of Russia’s most historic cities and the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. Explore and enjoy its eclectic mix of Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam, and Tatar and Slavic cultures. Visit Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll find Qolşärif Mosque, the second largest mosque in Europe, the 16th century Annunciation Cathedral and the Söyembikä Tower, recognized as the architectural symbol of Kazan.