Park Inn by Radisson Kazan
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... 8217;s time to include English in their displays and explanations so that non-Russians can read the Romonovs’ story, and also know how to behave inside the Church.
After our visit to the church, we walked back to our accommodation to meet our Couchsurfing hostess. Yes, we had already spent a night in Katya’s house and she wasn’t even there! After having a lovely Russian lunch of fresh potatoes, home-pickled gherkins and ...
... their golden domed rooves and white washed walls, and an amazing newly built mosque which just seemed to some how hide around the corner from the churches and pop up at you in surprise as you stroll along. This mosque was one of the most beautiful that I had seem, both inside and out and allowed a great appreciation of the features of a mosque. The kremlin also afforded a grand view down to the rest of the town ...
... up waiting a bit to do some laundary which desperately needed doing. Besides it was free. since the hostel owner was doing some laundary had to wait to do mine. thankfully was able to leave my laudary bag and she popped it into the machine for me.
Spent the rest of the afternoon basically wandering the streets looking at the mix of old and modern buildings. Since it was time for tea I also stopped off in a kebab shop where I could point at the spit in order to order some ...
... short lived however because in 1552 Ivan the Terrible moved in with his own army and completely levelled a good number of mosques and Tartar cultural and religious buildings. Ivan then proceeded to rebuild the town as a new Russian stronghold and employed the architects of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow (which honours the capture of Kazan) to build the Kazan Kremlin. The town grew into an important economic and cultural ...
... we settled in for the evening. He was late. Practice had run over but he came and he was in a great mood. I had to say that this man is tall. I watch them play on the court but it just doesn't register just how big these guys are. Massive, that is all I can say. Anyway, he sat down and we talked for a while and we ordered. All of us talked about anything and everything and drinks were flowing. I had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet