«Residence of Kysh Babay and Kar Kyzy»

Do you know who Santa Claus is? Of course, you do. In The Republic of Tatarstan lives its own “Santa” – Kysh Babay – the winter wizard. He has a daughter – Kar Kyzy. Their names are translated from Tatar language as “the wintry grandfather” and “the girl of snow”.

We invite you on a fabulous journey to the Residence of Kysh Babay and Kar Kyzy. The Residence is situated in a fir-wood on the Iya river in Yana Kyrlay village in 60 kilometers from Kazan. The Residence is open every day since December 5th  till January 25th.

On the beginning of the journey you are met by Shaitans (Devils), who guides you to the acres of Kysh Babay. The map of Shurale (Wood-Goblin) helps you to reach Kysh Babay’s house. On your way you also meet different fairytale characters: Ubyly Karchyk (Old Witch), Ajdakha (Dragon), Batyr (Hero), Altynchach (Goldilocks), Takhir and Zukhra (Romeo and Juliet). All of them have prepared a lot of riddles and games for you. Finally you meet Kysh Babay, who shows his apartment and awards you with individual certificates.

The journey to the Residence of Kysh Babay and Kar Kyzy will bring a fairytale in your life. Kysh Babay and his fairy friends are always happy to greet guests.

On the territory of the Residence you can find different entertainment for adults and children: ice-hills, skating rink, horse riding. The country inn “Shushma”, souvenir shop and the restaurant of national tatar cuisine are always open for you.

You can apply for visiting the Residence here.

Please read the rules before visiting the Residence.

More information and booking: +7 (843) 260-16-40;