Unique cannon firing ceremony resounds in St Petersburg, Russia at noon every day

At twelve o’clock, a barrage of cannons rang out in the center of St. Petersburg. What is behind this ancient tradition and who created this signature ritual? Ceremonial firing of cannons at noon from Peter and Paul fortress in the 1970s. Photo: Sputnik St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of northern Russia, takes great pride in … Read more

Unique cannon firing ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia at noon every day

At twelve o’clock, a barrage of cannons rang out in the center of St. Petersburg. What is behind this ancient tradition and who created this signature ritual? Ceremonial firing of cannons at noon from Peter and Paul fortress in the 1970s. Photo: Sputnik St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of northern Russia, takes great pride in … Read more