Kazan is the city, the architecture of which entwined two civilizations, since throughout its long history, the current capital of Tatarstan was the intermediary between the West and East and played a crucial role in shaping the international cultural and economic ties. In what city so harmoniously Muslim and Orthodox religious buildings? It largely determines the atmosphere of this place. Kazan – one of the largest Russian cities and the capital of Tatarstan located on the Volga river (on the left). In capital of Tatarstan there are many churches and Orthodox churches.