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№ 135 - Taganrog. 1689. Founded by Peter the Great

Wiki | Website GPS: 47° 12' 18.03"N, 38° 56' 46.80"E Nearest TS
Taganrog. 1689. Founded by Peter the Great Taganrog. 1689. Founded by Peter the Great
Taganrog. 1689. Founded by Peter the Great

Where to buy:

"Natalie SOUVENIR"
347900, Rostov region, Taganrog, Grecheskaya Street 2, Offices 1-2
GPS: 47°12'16.29"N, 38°56'42.92"E

Mo-Su10:00 - 18:00 Tel. +7 8634 315919

Address: Rostov region, Taganrog Russia

The first Russian Navy base, Taganrog was officially founded by Peter the Great on September 12, 1698 and hosted the Azov Flotilla of Catherine the Great (1770–1783). This flotilla subsequently became the Russian Black Sea Fleet. The image of the city and its people is featured in numerous Anton Chekhov works.

Numerous Russian and international aristocrats, politicians, artists, and scientists were born and/or have lived in Taganrog.
Taganrog is the native city of

Anton Chekhov,
Faina Ranevskaya,
Sophia Parnok,
Alexandre Koyré and Dmitri Sinodi-Popov;


names of Russian emperors Peter I of Russia and Alexander I of Russia;
Cornelius Cruys,
Giuseppe Garibaldi,
Pyotr Tchaikovsky,
Konstantin Paustovsky,
Nestor Kukolnik,
Achilles Alferaki,
Ioannis Varvakis,
Sergei Bondarchuk and many other famous people are brought to mind when Taganrog is mentioned.