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"View of the city of Kazan from the south shore": A panorama of Kazan, looking north / northeast across Lake Kaban.

"Plan of the Provincial Capital of Kazan": An official map of the city of Kazan, ca. 1817.

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"Kazan": Panorama of the city depicted at the flood stage, from the north, looking across the Kazanka and Zilantov Monastery.

"Plan for the provincial capital of Kazan": A master plan for the layout of the city, developed at the decree of Catherine II. Finished in 1768, the plan was largely implemented after the city was sacked and burned in 1774 during the Pugachev…

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A view of Voskresenskaia street, one of Kazan's major thoroughfares, lined with upscale residences and shops, public buildings, and churches.

A view of the church near the central Gostinnyi Dvor marketplace.

A view over the rooftops of the centrally-located Peter and Paul Cathedral.

A view of the relatively open area north of the Kreml, dominated by the Kazan Women's Monastery. Behind the Monastery is the Kazaka River, and Zasypkinaia Street which hugs the shoreline.

A view of the so-called Suyembika tower, a structure located within the grounds of the Kazan Kreml and apocryphally claimed to predate the Russian conquest of the city in 1554.

A view of the Kazan Kreml from across the Kazanka, depicting the low, flood-prone meadows that surrounded the city.
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