Kazan included in the top three travel destinations in Russia

09 June 2016
Egor Aleev/ТАSS
On Russia Day, Kazan was named of the most popular cities for travelers, according to the press service of the Republic of Tatarstan State Committee on Tourism. "Kazan is the third most popular travel destination among Russia’s cities. Saint Petersburg and Moscow took first and second place in the rating," the press service said.

According to Travel.ru (an online hotel booking service, which presents more than 8,000 Russian hotels), tourists visiting Saint Petersburg pay around 4,000 roubles per day, those visiting Moscow – 3,100 rubles and Kazan – 2,900 roubles. .

Kazan hotels were approximately 90% full depending on category during May holidays. The Kazan Kremiln became the most popular tourist attraction with some 192,100 people having visited the site. Tourists also showed a lot of interest in the Sviyazhsk island, the ancient picturesque Velikiy Bulgar (Great Bulgar) village and the city of Yelabuga.