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      Troika Public Transport ticket

      Moscow Nov 30, 2016 at 9:18 AM

      I keep reading on the 3 day city transportation ticket but I get bit confused. Is Troika valid on the express train from Domodedyevo to the center?
      I am arriving mid day on Monday 12th Dec and leave mid morning on 16th
      I know the express ticket cost around €9 each way and Troika cost 420Ruble for 3 days. Trying to find best financially favourable ticket for sightseeing.
      Any advice you can share? Many thanks

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    • SVO Transit Terminal D to F

      Moscow Nov 20, 2016 at 9:24 PM

      Hi All,

      I am travelling from US to India via Russia (SVO airport). I have a connecting flight from terminal F of SVO airport. The layover time is of 3hrs. Just wanted to check like how much time it takes to reach Terminal F from Terminal D. I have got an Indian passport and flying through aeroflot.

      Thanks in advance.

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      Basilika Prekrasnaya

      Moscow Nov 28, 2016 at 10:12 AM

      I will be in Moscow shortly and would like to get book of Ruski Skaski(sp?) with Vasilisa Prekrasnaya and Baba Yaga but has to be in English. Can you guys suggest place I can buy it. And can you suggest which edition with good translation?
      I grown up with those stories and I would like to get it for my little girl. Any suggestions?
      I am staying in the center next to Kremlin so I will be centrally located. Thank you xxx

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    • 4-5 days in St Petersburg

      Saint Petersburg Nov 16, 2016 at 7:19 AM

      Hi,

      Would anybody have recommendations for things for c. 12 (academic) high school students to see in St Petersburg, or would it be worth going on a day trip out of the city? Is Valaam Monastery too far? We'll be going in the latter half of February 2017, and obviously we're most interested in the history and literature but I'm thinking maybe there might be some little-known spiritual place inside or outside the city that might be worth a visit?

      All suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks a million.

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      Day (half day) trip out of town

      Moscow Nov 20, 2016 at 10:25 AM

      I will be in Moscow from 12-16th of December attending concert in Kremlin.(14th in the evening)
      I already have list of things to see in town while I am there.
      I arrive on the 12th mid afternoon and departing the city at noon on Friday, so I only have 3 full days and afternoon on the 12th.
      I was wondering how feasible is to have day trip ( or even half day) out of the city and what you suggest is best choice for this trip?
      I know you can spend month in Moscow and not see everything, but I thought something different for fleeting visit.
      I love history and anything is OK, very much love soviet times and something to take me back to my growing up in Socialist society will be great.
      I am also very big fan of Russian Classics and visit to something connected to Tolstoy, Pushkin, Esenin or Gorki is also something I would love to experiance.
      Any suggestions?
      Thank you in advance.
      Best V

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    • From St Petersberg to Vladivostok?

      Russia Nov 24, 2016 at 10:33 PM

      Hi
      I want to travel diagonally across Russia using public transport. I'm planning to start in St Petersberg and traveling across the northern regions of Siberia then across to Vladivostok . I know it's a long way and will take some time.

      I was wondering if any Russians out there could tell me if it is possible to travel like this across some of the more isolated regions along the northern end of Siberia and the eastern parts of Russia? For example, is it too mountainous, is it too cold, is the frequency of transport allot less in that part of the world?

      I've travelled across countries like Mongolia, Kazakastan and other Central Asian countries so I'm somewhat familiar with some of the modes of transport. I'm just not sure what to expect in the regions I want to travel.

      I'm hoping to go in Russia's summer months.

      Any tips at all would be helpful as it will provide a great starting point for further research into this trip I will be doing in the next few years.
      Thanks so much.

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    Near Kazan'

    • Ugg Australia boots

      by Zzzzzzzzz Online Now Dec 9, 2014 at 11:50 PM

      Hello!!!
      Please let me know if there is in Kazan any shop tha sells ugg Australia boots ?
      Thank you in advance

      1 Answer Dec 10, 2014 at 4:16 AM
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      going to Bolgar , the ancient capital

      by GIPA Online Now Feb 2, 2014 at 3:28 PM

      Сэллам
      I am going to be spending 4 days in Kazan during the Easter holiday (mid April) and intend to visit Bolgar in one of them.
      Nevertheless it will happen in spring , I am quite sure Volga river won't thaw on time so I want to manage a bus.
      So , I would like to have informations about the availability of tickets and its times of departure. Considering Sunday and Monday as the possible days to the trip , which one should be better? (I suppose attractions won't be closed in Easter holiday...)
      Спасибо!!!!

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2014 at 8:15 PM
    • Getting to Kazan from Canada?

      by sporty94 Online Now Dec 28, 2012 at 4:39 PM

      I've been planning in going on vacation for quite some time, and I would love to go to Kazan as it's a bit warmer than the rest of Russia in winter (according to wikipedia anyway!) and I'll be going in January/February. But while doing research I came across some articles saying that travel to Kazan from Canada was quite difficult compared to other Russian cities. It came across that it was quite impossible to efficiently get to there, from here. I'd have to go from Calgary, to Frankfurt, to Moscow, then Kazan because Canadians cannot enter from anywhere other than another Russian city.

      This article was a bit outdated ('07) and I'm not sure of anything has changed. By any chance do you have a better idea on travelling there?

      2 Answers Dec 29, 2012 at 3:04 AM
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      working in Kazan

      by DarasKa Online Now Sep 1, 2012 at 9:18 AM

      Hi everyone

      is there any chance to get a job now in Kazan for a foreigfner?
      what should you recommend? I am from Poland, speaking english and spanish languages fluently, with quite wide experience in tourism branch...

      I`ll appreciate any suggestions:)

      Darek

      3 Answers Sep 1, 2012 at 3:25 PM
    • trains

      by teddyking Online Now Apr 24, 2012 at 2:08 PM

      hi, I have friend that wants to travel from kazan to Moscow on April 25th want are the times of departures and the ticket prices

      2 Answers Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 AM
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      Hi, I need instantly advice for cheap room in Kazan !

      by K.Ljubov Online Now Nov 1, 2010 at 7:46 AM

      Hello Everybody !
      Im going to stay nearly 2months in Kazan (arriveDec.6.)
      and so I would be very happy to find a 15-20$ room = modest standard/comfort
      Could someone tell me where to look it up ?
      Are hostels a good alternative ?

      I leave Kiev after 2months stay, and have been around in the world
      I would be happy to help you too !

      Thanks for your attention
      Christian

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2010 at 5:08 AM
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      Thanks

      by ThambiOllen Online Now Mar 17, 2008 at 9:01 AM

      Thanks for all Ladies and Gentlemen who support me to find informations and hotels about Kazan!

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      Hotel Informations

      by ThambiOllen Online Now Mar 12, 2008 at 4:33 AM

      I seek hotels in Kazan between 20 - 30 US$. Can sombody give or send some informations as email address fax no etc. AND I SEEK A WOMEN WHO COULD GIVE GOOD GIDE ABOUT KAZAN. Please answer me as soon as possible. thanks. my email ID: missionjr@compuserve.de
      By the way I am from Germany.

    • Circus performances

      by 4540 Online Now Jan 24, 2008 at 6:49 AM

      I'd like to know the performance schedule for the circus in February 2008

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      Shalyapin Palace Hotel History and Photos

      by WulfstanTraveller Online Now Dec 4, 2007 at 9:41 AM

      I posted this question yesterday, but perhaps I didn't add it correctly as it is not there or recorded in my account info.

      I am looking for old pictures, and information on the history, of the Shalyapin Palace Hotel. I am specifically interested in the history of the Smolentzev and Shmelev trading house and I believe that the building is now the Shalyapin Palace Hotel. Could anyone give me some information or direct me to where I can find informaiton or old pictures? Is there verification that these are the same buildings, and is there information on the former owners. They were apparently E. Smolentzev and N.P. Shmelev. I believe these were Efim Smolentzev and Nikolai Pavlovich Shmelev and would like to find out information on this building and its owners, and whether there are any remenants or signs of these former owners in this building. My family is planning a trip to visit the city in the future and we have a great interest in this building.

      3 Answers Dec 5, 2007 at 10:03 PM
    • Hotel Invitation Letter

      by Taylorben Online Now Jul 31, 2007 at 4:25 PM

      I am planning to travel to kazan and I would like to know which are the hotels over there which provide invitation letter for tourist visa. Please note that I am an Indian Citizen living in the US with a valid work permit visa and hence need the same to get a Russian Visa. You can email me at pramod1671@gmail.com. Thanks in advance.

    • shopping in Kazan

      by badibeud Online Now Jun 6, 2007 at 8:04 AM

      Hello,
      I'm going to Kazan on june, for a business trip.
      Where could I find vinyl records of 60's and 70's (french, english artists and others)?
      Thank you for your answers!

      1 Answer Sep 21, 2007 at 5:29 AM
    • I am planing to visit Kazan, and i need help from any one live there

      by lovely.man.1982 Online Now Apr 22, 2007 at 4:31 AM

      Hi all,

      i am planning to visit Kazan, but still i didnt decided yet where to saty, and really i will happy if any one live in kazan can help me about avilable options and expected expenses for livinig, such as food , trasportation , and so on ... , i mean all expenses thats i will need per a day to help me to detrmine how much my budguet should be for 1 or 2 weeks.

      another important thing i need a Translator or guid, i am looking for somebody "Trusted Person", to be with me when i go out, move from place to place, i mean a good person whom knows the city and can help when i need a help or assestant.
      my email is: lovely.man.1982@hotmail.com , and please any one can help me i will be greatfully appricated so please feel free to contact me at any time.

      Again thanky very much for your help.

      Best Wishes,
      Mohammed.

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2007 at 10:30 PM
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      Travel from Kazan, (Republic of Tatarstan) to Vyatskiye Polyany, (Republic of Kirov)

      by dcrook55 Online Now Nov 19, 2006 at 12:25 AM

      Need info on direct flight from USA to Kazan...then travel onward to the city of Vyatskiye Polyany, (in Republic of Kirov). Vyatskiye Polyany is located about 80 mile East/Northeast of Kazan. Would appreciate hotel/B&B/restraunt recommendations for Kazan and/or Vyatskiye Polyany. Has ayone rented a car in Kazan?...can you drive into another Republic?...can a train be taken from Kazan to Vyatskiye Polyany?

      1 Answer Nov 22, 2006 at 9:45 AM
    • Kazan postal codes-Russia

      by ergune Online Now Nov 16, 2006 at 2:34 AM

      Hi,
      Can anyone please provide me the postal code listing of city Kazan in Russia?
      Thanks...

      5 Answers Nov 18, 2006 at 12:47 PM
    • LOOKING FOR NAME OF STREET

      by TONY666 Online Now Sep 9, 2006 at 10:29 AM

      HI BEEN TALKING TO A LADY ON INTERNET AND WAS GIVING ADDRESS AS

      KOSMOVIAVTOV STREET AND MY LETTER WAS RETURNED TO ME SO WHAT I LIKE TO KNOW DO THIS STREEET EXIST IN KAZAN

      4 Answers Sep 11, 2006 at 12:15 AM
    • Kazan Street finder

      by ajayent Online Now Feb 2, 2006 at 8:38 AM

      Can anyone please let me have the postal code for Amirhana Str.53-34
      Kazan in Russia?
      Regards
      Alan

      2 Answers Feb 3, 2006 at 1:18 AM
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      New to the forum; Question about scams

      by Woodyou1960 Online Now Feb 28, 2005 at 6:18 PM

      Some assitance please; I was contacted by a person in Kazan, Russia. We have been sending e-mails for about two weeks and I have noticed that my questions don't get answered. She sent me her address, and I sent her a letter via UPS a week ago. UPS tells me that they can't deliver the letter because the address is incomplete. How can I find out if this person is for real and not scamming me? And how can I find out if this address is correct? I receive pictures with all her e-mails, but how can I know it her.

      14 Answers May 9, 2009 at 3:59 PM
    • Seems Confusing

      by GCS Online Now Jan 24, 2005 at 8:04 AM

      Does anybody know ALL the details for setting up a trip to Kazan from California? I seem to get different info from different agencies and even an Attorney.......I have been given prices from155.00 to over5,000.00 for the same trip.....visa registration problems, flight vs train Moscow to Kazan....best/worse hotels in Kazan.....invitation needed , etc , etc , etc.......seems like nobody knows all the detail.......Help please!

      2 Answers Jan 25, 2005 at 6:21 AM
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      New to the forum - question about scamms

      by NCUSA Online Now Jan 20, 2005 at 11:09 AM

      Hello to all. I have a question about scamms. A woman from Kazan contacted by internet. We exchanged e-mails and have been coresponding for about a week now. It all just seems a little strange to me. She gave me her adress, she has been sending me pictures (but who's to say that it is her). I was really interested to learn about the city as I have been looking it up on the net. Anyway it would be nice to know if this woman is sincere. I have been contacted before by 2 other women in the past claiming to be from Russia and they dropped of the face of the earth after a few e-mails. I admit it I am ignorant...lol.. someone enlighten me.....Wayne

      10 Answers Mar 26, 2005 at 10:27 AM
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      Looking for information

      by LIGHTUP Online Now Jan 9, 2005 at 11:18 AM

      I would like to know how to get some street maps with names in English, I am planing on going over there in june,and would like to know if there is anybody else planing a trip there,if so maybe we could team up,and see some of the sites. thanks for your help,

      2 Answers Mar 16, 2005 at 5:55 AM
    • anyone going to kazan in december

      by richie876 Online Now Nov 20, 2004 at 12:17 PM

      iam going over in december,would be nice to have company non smoker but big beer drinker going over to meet an internet women is she real or not???????????????????????

      15 Answers Jan 24, 2005 at 10:56 AM
    • where is it

      by richie876 Online Now Nov 20, 2004 at 12:05 PM

      Absalaymova str,,,,,,,,, does this st.exsist in kazan

      1 Answer Mar 13, 2005 at 7:19 AM
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      Is this a real Street name?

      by a2mil Online Now Nov 6, 2004 at 7:13 PM

      HEllo every one I hope that someone can help me out with this street Kompressornaya street does really exist because i been trying to send a letter and I receive it back maybe is not write right please need your help.

      4 Answers Mar 13, 2005 at 7:20 AM
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      It is me Again

      by Merlin_ce Online Now Oct 10, 2004 at 9:38 AM

      Hi everybody. Thank you for all your help. I have another question about Kazan. I sent some letters to this Addrress: Decabristov 168 Kazan420000 Russia I have been sending letters to a person called Sergey Reutov his is trying to find a place to stay, he claim to be a guide. I was wondering if someone knows if there is really a person Called Sergey Reutov who lives at this address. He may be a scamm. I am just wondering. If anyone can help. I would appreciate it. Thank you very much.

      25 Answers Jan 6, 2005 at 7:36 AM
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      Accomodations, hotels, or guest houses

      by Merlin_ce Online Now Sep 26, 2004 at 12:00 PM

      Hi There that is me again. Thank you all for your help. I am looking for accomodations in Kazan, nothing fancy, could be guest houses, hotels, motels anything I just need a confortable bed and a bathroom . Is there any Internet Cafes in Kazan ? Shall I rent a car there ? It will be easy to use credit cards, while I am there ? Do I need a special VISA to go to Tatarstan ? Can I go there with my Russian Tourist Visa ? One more time thank you for all your help.

      4 Answers Sep 30, 2004 at 2:48 AM
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      How can convert to Cyrrilic this address ?

      by Merlin_ce Online Now Sep 24, 2004 at 10:54 AM

      First of all I want to say thank you very much for all your help. I am very glad that I found such a nice group of people on line , I really appreciate all your help. I am trying to convert this address to Cyrillic characters, does someone could help me ? The address is : Decabristov 168 Kazan,420000 Russia Than you for your help. Merlin

      3 Answers Sep 24, 2004 at 11:35 AM
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      I am looking for a Kazan map, with streets name on it ?

      by Merlin_ce Online Now Sep 11, 2004 at 7:36 PM

      I am planing my next year vacation to Kazan, I have been looking for a map that I could find streets name on it. I was wondering if someone could help me ?

      8 Answers Sep 15, 2004 at 9:50 AM
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      refusing service at hotels

      by seezatruth Online Now Aug 22, 2004 at 10:51 PM

      I read with interest about refusing service if you're not part of an agency...If I am traveling alone to meet someone there, how do I make accomodation arragements?

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2004 at 4:27 AM
    • Location

      by nickii51 Online Now Jul 29, 2003 at 11:46 AM

      How far from Moscow is Kazan?

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2003 at 10:49 AM