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Taganrog on old card

The site is devoted history of Taganrog


In this section cards let out to 1917г are presented., on which Peter I portraits, monuments established are presented it, places where it was, reproductions of pictures on which it is represented.

Peter I has based the city of Taganrog in 1698, the tsar-reformer, has created the Russian empire, the first emperor of Russia. Wished to make Taganrog empire capital, but after defeat in the Azov campaign, has turned the look on the north where has opened a window to Europe and has based St.-Petersburg in 1703.