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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

Find Your Tour

Period
Duration
Days

Kazan

1 Day. 13.08.15 (Thursday) or 21.08.15

Morning arrival in Kazan

Group transfer to the hotel

Accommodation

Breakfast

City tour of Kazan: historical centre, Kremlin, Annunciation Cathedral, Mosque, Millennium bridge, Student Games village

Lunch in local restaurant

Free time

2 Day. 14.08.15 (Friday) or 22.08.15
Walking tour of the historic downtown

Visit to the National Historic Museum

Lunch

Free time

Optional: ballet/opera/concert


3 Day. 15.08.15 (Saturday) or 23.08.15
Tour to town of Sviyazhsk, It is often referred to as an island since the construction of the Kuybyshev Reservoir at Tolyatti downstream Volga in 1955, but it is in fact connected to the mainland by a road. Sviyazhsk was founded in 1551 as a fortress, which was built within four weeks from parts made in Uglich and transported down the Volga. It became a military base of the Russian army during the siege of Kazan (1552). Great examples of wooden Russian Architecture – Trinity Cathedral, Assumption Church etc. - as well as frescos.

4 Day. 16.08.15 (Sunday) or 24.08.15
Today we will visit one of the oldest architectural ensembles – Raifsky Monastery. We will see prerevolutionary constructions, learn about the Georgian miracle-working icon of Our Lady, walk along the picturesque lake.

Lunch

Free time

Group transfer to the r/w station or airport


Price (per person in group of 15 persons): 20 437 RUR per person, double accommodation.
Extra charge for a Single accommodation – 5500 RUR


Package included:

·Accommodation in Grand hotel, 4*; Standard rooms

·Excursions according to the program

·Transport services

·English speaking guide

·Entrance tickets to the museums

·Meals


Extra charge options:

·private transfer on arrival and departure

·railway or air tickets to Kazan and from Kazan to Moscow:

The train Moscow - Kazan No. 002 departure at 22:08 arrival at 09:27, a journey time of 11 hours and 20 minutes, the price of a place in the coupe from 4000 rubles
The train Kazan - Moscow No. 001 departure at 19:45 arrival at 07:10, journey time of 11 hours and 20 minutes, the price of a place in the coupe from 4000 rubles

Prices are valid only for groups from 15 persons