Old city cemetery

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Walks in the old Taganrog cemetery, which was opened in 1803, may be combined with a visit to the chapel and the grave of Saint Pavel from Taganrog. This sight attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the country. Along with the saint of the city at the cemetery are buried the famous circus actor Anatoly Durov, the children’s writer Ivan Vasilenko, the Russian generals Nikolay Krasnov and Pavel Rennekampph, the traveler and historian Alexander Lakier.