A Day in Chistopol

Enjoy the openwork architecture and the resort-like embankment of the old district town of Chistopol, and touch on the theatrical life of Kazan

  • 8 hours 4 objects
  • District Town Museum (Chistopol) 

    • 12:00
    • Chistopol, 8 K Marksa St

    See the various exhibitions featuring collections of archeology, numismatics, paintings, graphics, household items, porcelain and faience, ethnography, documentary resources and much more inside the former mansion of merchant Poduruev.

  • St Nicholas Cathedral 

    • 13:00
    • Chistopol, 5 Bauman St

    A fine example of late classicism, and one of the only preserved Orthodox churches in Chistopol.

  • Pasternak Memorial Museum 

    • 14:00
    • Chistopol, 81 Lenina St

    A 19th century mansion which served as the residence of Boris Pasternak and his family during World War II. The exhibition consists of furniture, personal belongings, letters, documents, manuscripts and lifetime editions of the writer.

  • Tatar State Opera & Ballet Theatre named after Musa Dzhalil 

    • 18:00
    • Kazan, 2 Ploshchad Svobody

    One of the most successful theatres of Russia, which operates under a ‘western’ contractual system; only the best singers and dancers perform here.

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