The best railway station complex in Kazan. Modernity and history of Kazan Passenger.

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Going on a journey across the expanses of our country, we often forget that during the trip we can get acquainted with the sights of many cities, which are often forgotten while exploring the cultural heritage. Sometimes, even on a regular business trip or on the way to a place of rest, you can see the place that not everyone will purposefully agree to go to. We are talking about the old buildings of railway stations. The former appearance of which reveals the history of the formation of railway communication and allows you to imagine what life was like a century ago. One of these buildings is located in one of the oldest Russian cities, founded more than a thousand years ago.

Kazan Passenger

The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan - Kazan welcomes its guests by showing one of its symbols - the old station building on the Forecourt. And this unusual structure is asking for a postcard, which looks like a small castle, the red brick walls of which attract attention from afar. And on closer inspection, the abundance of architectural elements that fit so harmoniously into the surrounding landscape surprises. Like many train stations, Kazan Passenger is located in the very center of the city. If you park for a long time, you can have time to walk a little through the streets, walk to the Kremlin, or sit in a park that is nearby. And, of course, take a picture with this unique monument. On the sign hanging at the entrance, you can read that it has republican significance and is protected by the state. And it is not surprising, because it was built in the nineteen-hundredth year. The entrance to the building itself is guarded by quite friendly-looking plaster statues of white leopards. This is another symbol of the republic, which is even present on its coat of arms. And although the sculptor did not award the graceful animals with wings that their brethren have, images of which are widely used in Tatarstan, they majestically take their place near the walls of the station.

During its long existence, the station has never experienced the destructive effects of time. He also underwent recovery after a serious fire and subsequent modernization to increase the number of passengers accepted. For the same purpose, a modern building appeared nearby, the appearance of which looks harmoniously next to the old one.

This landmark place for Kazan is the largest transport hub. A huge number of passengers and cargo annually move along fifteen railway branches passing through Kazan Passenger. The station itself was opened six years before the construction of the station. And the landmark that we see now has undergone a global restoration.

Kazan Passenger

Interestingly, the comfort and convenience of this station is regularly noted by passengers. Modern content plays a role in the organization of stay on the territory of the station and in the building itself and beyond.

Ramps at the entrance facilitate the transportation of luggage and allow people with limited mobility to move freely. In addition, assistance or an escort service is provided for representatives of such groups, which can be used around the clock, but an application for its provision must first be left by phone.

Information and reference services can be obtained on the ground floor. The written form of these services is paid, the price for individuals and legal entities is different. Another of the paid services is a public address announcement.An individual can use it by paying eighty rubles and two hundred and ten rubles to a legal entity. Advertisements of an advertising nature are not allowed. There are automatic storage rooms and those where there is a storekeeper. The choice should be made based on the size of luggage and storage time. According to these parameters, the cost of the service changes. Luggage can be weighed free of charge on the first floor of the main building.

There is a children's playground for passengers with children, and swaddling places for newborns. During the unfavorable epidemiological period of coronavirus infection, the play area is closed to the public.

From the station, you can send small mail, letters or documents by fast branded trains. The service is paid and before sending, you need to specify the opening hours of the help desk, where the cargo is received and sent on special conditions.

Luggage carriers' services must be ordered by phone, they are calculated based on the cost of one piece of hand luggage or luggage.

Two waiting rooms, including the Comfort level, are located on two floors of the station. There are also long-term rest rooms. They are provided only if there is a full set of personal protective equipment - gloves, masks, antiseptic. Bed linen is used disposable. They try to accommodate one person per room, joint accommodation with a family member is possible. For children, the pricing is separate, a child under five years old is accommodated free of charge if he does not occupy a separate bed.

Kazan Passenger

During the summer season, you can use the bike parking in front of the main building.

For the convenience of passengers, there is Wi-Fi, the ability to charge the phone at a charging station with a combination lock, read a book and buy souvenirs or food. The train schedule can be seen on the screen, in addition to the screens, the information is duplicated by voice notification. Security and the presence of turnstiles and frames provide passengers with a safe stay at the station.

A unique place with a cozy atmosphere you can visit if your way lies along the Gorky railway through Kazan. Do not be afraid to go out into the city at night, beautiful lighting gives the station building a charming and mysterious look, and a walk through the park in the light of lanterns to the sounds of falling fountain water will set you up in a romantic mood.

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