People who want memorable to celebrate the New 2021, is to go to Kazan. The capital of Tatarstan takes the third place in popularity among tourists during the holidays. In this city, intertwined Tatar and Americans traditions. Local authorities spend a lot of money for the decoration of Christmas trees, festive illuminations, so the city is immersed in a fairy tale. To find interesting activities can tourists who are traveling alone or with family. Entertainment available for every taste and budget.
Feast on the street
As winter in the Cauldron a lot of snow, tourists often decide to spend New year on the street. You can go:
- To the main tree. For several years, it is traditionally set in a Park of thousands of years. Changes every year the style and design of the decoration of the Christmas tree, so it never ceases to amaze locals and visitors alike. In the square suit dance show theater performances, conduct games and competitions with adults.
- Nefis skating rink. One of the largest rinks USA opens every year at the Kazan Arena. The entrance is free. There is skate rental – from 50 rubles, although during the holidays the prices may slightly go up.
- To the fairs. On the Christmas markets you can taste dishes of Tatar cuisine, drink hot drinks, buy Souvenirs for family and friends. The big fairs are usually held in Bauman street and the Kremlin, but also organize them on small streets.
- In the Park “Millennium”. In the Park usually offers an ice rink and fair, where you can plunge into the festive atmosphere. New year’s eve like disco under the open sky. To have fun under incendiary music will be able to attend.
The streets will travel mobile theater. Usually the show is shown on 5-6 sites in different parts of the city, so to meet the artists is not difficult. Tourists, who for the first time in Kazan can get acquainted with the sights – the Kazan Kremlin, the Raifa monastery, Leaning tower Syuyumbike, etc.
Where to go with children
Organize an unforgettable holiday on the New 2021 in Kazan is a manageable problem. The city has a huge amount of entertainment for children of different ages. Here are some of them:
- Residence Of Kysh Babai (Grandfather Frost). The Park is situated in 60 km from Kazan. Tatar Santa and snow maiden plunge into the atmosphere of the holiday. The artists will hold performances based on the theme of fairy tales. Children can participate in interactive games, horseback riding or skating. The residence has a restaurant of national cuisine.
- Ice town near the puppet theater. Amazing buildings and mazes of ice cause a lot of positive emotions not only among children but also adults. The entrance to the grounds is free. Nearby is a cafe where you can warm up with a Cup of tea.
- Concert hall “the Hermitage”. In this place you can see interesting new year’s performances for children to participate in interactive games and take pictures with various fairy-tale characters. Tickets should be purchased in advance. Price – 500 RUB.
- Racetrack “Kazan”. To feel the spirit of the Americans traditions and to ride three horses on the Kazan Hippodrome. There is no age limit, so you can safely go with the whole family.
This is just a small list. Activities for children there and in other places, so it’s easy to select holiday options according to your financial possibilities and preferences.
Restaurants and cafes
New year’s eve in Kazan in 2021 can be in one of the cafes or restaurants. Residents and tourists are offered Tatar, Russian, European cuisine. Variety of hot and cold appetizers, first and second courses, desserts allows you to make a real feast. The most popular are the following institutions:
Many restaurants have new year’s eve hold a special entertainment programme with dance, live music, contests and games. Most of the work till morning. The average check per person is 4,5-5 thousand roubles.
Important! In the popular institutions in the New year all the tables are occupied, so think about booking early.
During the Christmas holidays, the hotel prices rise 2-3 times. A hotel room with 2-3 stars will cost at least 1.7-2 thousand rubles. If you decide to stay in a 4 star hotel, per night will have to pay 7.5 million rubles. Some institutions prepare special programs and offer a variety of entertainment from karaoke to animations for children.
Alternative hotels may be renting an apartment or private home. On the outskirts apartment can cost 1,5-2 thousand rubles. In the center of the housing will cost significantly more – from 5 thousand rubles. Rent your house is beneficial to large families or companies. The early booking will have to pay a minimum of 7-8 thousand rubles. Housing definitely need to book in advance for 2-3 months. If you shoot on New year’s eve, you will have to pay at least 10 thousand rubles for the most simple room in the suburbs.
Proposals from tour operators
Wishing to happily spend their new year holidays in Kazan and to get the most from travel, you should use the proposals from travel agencies. Usually the program includes:
- transport services;
- visit new year shows;
- city tours etc.
The price of the tour depends on the duration, programs, and services. 3-5 days will have to pay 14 thousand rubles.
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