- Kazan University, one of the oldest universities in Kazan. Our guide will tell you the history of the university you will find out about interesting facts from the life of famous people, who got their education here.
- The Museum office of Musa Dzhalil , that occupies two semidetached flats. One part is a memorial and an exhibition hall. In the other part you can visit a literary and music saloon. Hero and poet of the Soviet Union Musa Dzhalil lived here from October 1940 to July 1941.
- The Museum of Gorky. The museum occupies a two-storied building of the late 19th century where the bakery was located. Maxim Gorky came to Kazan in 1884 to enter the Kazan University. After he failed at the exams, he worked as a porter in the port, then as a gardener and a janitor for a general’s wife, as an apprentice baker etc. Later on the writer often described this period of his life in the works.
The Gabdulla Tukai Literary Museum. Here we can get acquainted with the editions of Gabdulla Tukai’s works, his photos, we see the newspapers and magazines, with which the poet worked, his personal things and the death mask of G. Tukai.
- The Boratynskiy’s Museum, situated in the old manor house that was built at the end of the 18th century. In the exhibition halls numerous meeting and events are held to honor poet Boratynskiy. The museum is one of the favourite museums among the citizens. The lifetime portrait of Lev Tolstoy is also kept here.