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Saint-Petersburg: Moscow: Contact us: email@example.com Visit our website: www.olta.travel 191002 Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 5, Raziezzhaya 101000 Moscow, Russia, 16/4, Mal. Lubyanka street, street, office 342 office 222 Tel.: +7 (812) 336-60-80 Tel./ fax: +7 (495) 648-68-67 Fax.: +7 (812) 710-81-66 вЂў Kazan Kremlin. This magnificent architectural ensemble вЂ“ is the only extant Tatar fortress in Russia. It is framed by high white stone walls with characteristic loop-holes and thirteen hippedroofed towers. The Kazan Kremlin consists of an outstanding group of historic buildings dating from the 16th to 19th centuries, integrating remains of earlier structures of the 10th to 16th centuries. Day 5) Kazan вЂў Syuyumbeki tower is now one of the symbols of Kazan. It is two meters taller than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the deviation of its top from the axis is of almost two meters now (198cm). The history of this falling tower is shrouded in legends. Archeologists and historians haven't still come to agreement on the date or even a period when the Syuyumbeki Tower was built. However, this wouldn't prevent you from admiring perfect baroque lines and elegant refinement of this mysterious beautiful jewel of Kazan architecture. Day 6) Yekaterinburg вЂў City tour of Yekaterinburg. During your city-tour you'll see the most remarkable of its 600 sights, like Cathedral-on-the-blood, the Historic square with its museums, memorials and the вЂњgems gardenвЂќ - with an abundant collection of Ural minerals. You'll be able to trace the development of Russian architecture from classic style of XVII century to Soviet constructivism and modern style. Day 7) On board вЂў Rest in the train. вЂў Overnight in the train.