Participants and accompanying persons are cordially invited to theWelcome Party
taking place on board on Sunday evening, June 24, at 19:00.
Sightseeing Tour of the Kazan Kremlin Tuesday, June 26, 17:30
The Kazan fort is the birthplace of Kazan and the only in the world Tatar fort
remaining without considerable changes since the MiddleAges till today. It is here
where visitors can see the fruitful synthesis of the Tatar and Russian architecture,
a kind of fusion of the Western and Eastern cultures, a combination of Muslim
and Christian traditions. There are monuments of the 1620th centuries in the
Kremlin area among them the Savior Tower, the building of consistory, the riding
house, the Suyumbika Tower that belongs to the number of 40 leaning towers of the
world, the khans' burial place, the President Palace, the art gallery, the Tainitsky
(Secret) Tower, the monument for the architects, the complex of the so-called
Sightseeing Tour of Saratov Thursday, June 28, 18:50
The participants will be able to see main landmarks of Saratov, Saratov Victory
Park among them. It is one of the numerous places in Russia dedicated to those
who suffered and perished from this earth in the World War II. Victory Parks is
located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Saratov. One can enjoy a beautiful
panorama of the city from this point. The entire park is built to commemorate about
177,00 saratovites who died inWorldWar II. At the top of the hill there is a large
memorial 40-meter-high that reaches into the sky. It depicts large cranes. There
is also the Museum of Victory displaying some equipment used inWorldWar II.
The Symposium Dinner will be held on board on Friday, June 29, at 20:00.