This sightseeing tour of the old Tatar Sloboda is an opportunity to take in the sights of Kazan, dating back to the XVIII-XIX centuries. Here you can find the minarets and the Tatar merchants' houses. This is the place where Tatar people with outstanding personalities used to live: intellectuals, clergy, merchants, Industrialists.
You will learn about the history, the education, the occupations, the culture and the beliefs of the indigenous people of Kazan: the Tatars. You will unravel the secrets of lake Kaban and the lost treasures of the Khan. During the walking tour you will learn why the Tatar mosques are distinguished by their special architecture, and visit the oldest mosque in the village, the Marjani mosque.
In the chak-chak Museum you will plunge into the atmosphere of Tatar life and feel like a guest of an old Tatar family. Here you will learn the secrets of cooking chak-chak, get acquainted with traditional dishes and discover a lot of new things. There is a saying that a Tatar can't eat, but he will drink tea! And here you will find a fragrant tea from the samovar, you will try chak-chak, baursak, Tatar pastila, as well as an old forgotten dish that will be prepared for you.