Tatarstan, a dynamically developing region, with a solid foundation of economic stability invites Association events. The republic is an oil production and petrochemical centre; it makes KAMAZ heavy-duty trucks and Mi helicopters. Kazan celebrates its 1000th anniversary in the year 2005
Key Facts about Kazan:
Kazan, capital of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, and host to World Skills Competition is situated at approximate distance of 800 KM from Moscow. Kazan is also known as third capital of Russia. Kazan, also known as Land of 1001 Delights. The city is drenched with culture and centuries old history. Kazan is set on the confluence of Volga and Kazanka rivers.
Kazan’s kremlin is a not to be missed sight. With its beautiful architecture, its listed in Unesco World Heritage sites.The Kremlin houses Government offices, a Museum including shops and cafes. One can enjoy really beautiful sunset views of the city from the Kremlin.
Another Unesco World Heritage Site, Bolgar is approximate 180 KM away from Kazan. It’s a sacred pilgrimage site which is also known for the world’s largest Quran with 2 meters tall pages and a solid malachite cover weighing 800 Kilograms.
Tatarstan’s national Dessert called as Chak-Chak, is a must try while in Kazan. It’s a fried bread treat with topping of honey, Some of the traditional restaurants in Kazan offer workshops for making Chak-Chak too. Worth to mention the activity may work as a team building session for MICE Groups. Dishes and Ingredients from Tatarstan are widely known and appreciated across Russia. They denote symbol of health and joy of life.
Kazan is coming up in a big way for MICE Groups. With newly opened Expo Centre, Kazan Expo and backed by established one “Kazanskaya Yarmarka” exhibition centre, the stage is set for all kind of MICE events and exhibitions. With presence of over 150 hotels including all major international Hotel Brands in the city and the right mix of culture and tourist spots, Kazan is the right choice for MICE movements.
Tatarstan hosts various international events every year. Kazan was one of the host cities for 2018 FIFA World Cup and also for World Skills Championship in 2019.