Author: Galin Ivaylov Primary School Philip Sakelarievich
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A fortress is perched o n the hill near the center of Svishtov . The ruins are situated on the strategically place . They show us an incredible view.
Svishtov is situated in central northern Bulgaria, on the banks of the Danube. This is the most southern point of the Danube . O n the opposite shore is the Romanian town Zimnich .
Svishtov occurs at the site of the Roman and Early Byzantine heavily fortified port center - Nove. In the Middle Ages is known as glass, later like Sistovo which is a transcription of Svishtov.
Church “Holy Trinity ”
The c hurch “ Holy Trinity ” was built in the highest part of town. The iconostasis was made by the master Anton Debar Peshev in 1870-1872 year . 73 icons were painted by Nikolai Pavlovich. The church tower was added in 1886 . It was made of Gencho Novakov.
Our town is famous with its clock tower . It is 23 meters height and it stands in the cente of S vishtov . The clock tower was build in 1763.
The High Trade school “ Dimitar Hadjivasilev “
The High Trade school ”D. Hadjivasilev ”with its architectural design was based in 1885 . M any Bulgarian and foreign architects were involved to propose projects for the design of the school building .
House of Aleko Konstantinov
House- museum “ Aleko Konstantinov ” was established in Svishtov in 1926 .Its an interesting exposition , witch recreating the most important stages of Aleko Konstantinov `s life. Aleko Konstantinov is one of the best writer of Bulgaria .
The First Bulgarian Cultural Center in Svishtov
First Bulgarian Cultural Center is a library. It was founded on January 30, 1856 by Emmanuel Vaskidovich and Georg y Vladikin .
The monastery “ Pokrov Bogorodichen ”
This Monastery is built in the 14- th century. It is situated in the forest near the town. The apostle of liberty Vasil Levsk y was hidden in it.