06/09/2017

The right of noon salvo from Peter and Paul fortress was given to Mayor Taron Margaryan

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan who is in Saint Petersburg with an official visit at the behest of Saint Petersburg Governor Georgi Poltavchenko visited Peter and Paul fortress where he got the right of firing the noon salvo of September 6. It should be noted that the noon salvo from Narishkin Tower of the fortress is fired very every day.

This tradition began in the period of Peter the Great reign. From time to time the right of firing the cannon salvo is given to honorary guests of Saint Petersburg. Yerevan Mayor also left an entry in the book of honorary guests of the fortress.

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