Kazan is a city with a thousand-year history, absorbed in the color of two different world cultures: the wise east and the rational west. Kazan is often called the city of contrasts, here the ancient architecture is harmoniously complemented by the modern one, strengthening the atmosphere with its unusual picturesqueness. Kazan along with the Kremlin, mosques, churches and rich museums, is a unique tourist attraction along the Volga and is on the list of World Heritage cities, awarded with UNESCO diplomas and medals. It is a city of theaters, museums, a city of music, international festivals, the richest libraries and the latest technologies. Ancient Kazan is in step with the times and has all the advantages of the city of the XXI century.