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Surrounding areas of Svishtov

The Pametnitsite Park (the Monuments) is situated at the distance of 4 km east of the town in the locality of Tekirdere. The Russian-Turkish War of Liberation began here and in the place where the Russian troops disembarked a big commemorative park with white marble and granite monuments, military attributes of that time, was created. Now there are public catering establishments, a beach among a lot of greenery and regular town transport.

The remains of the ancient town of Nove (1st century) and the  Medieval town of Stuklen are located in the immediate proximity, at the distance of 1 km east in the Kaleto area, to the right above the road to the Pametnitsite Park. Several buildings with interesting architecture, town gates and others were found and investigated. A museum was set up and functions here as well. The town bus to the Pametnitsite Park may be used.  

Pisanite Kamuni (Inscribed Stones) an area 2 km east of Svishtov, where articles and tools of the early Paleolithic period were found.

The Danubian island of Vardim is situated at about some 10 km east of the town, which is the third biggest Bulgarian island (after Belene and Kozlodui). It was declared a natural reserve due to the birds colonies of great cormorants, herons and others. The well-known Vardim oak tree grows here, too.

There is a white stone monument marking the place where on 18th June 1868 the detachment of armed volunteers of Hadzhi Dimitur and Stefan Karadzha disembarked from the gemiya (the sailing-vessel) on the native bank to write down another heroic page in Bulgarian history. It is situated at the distance of about 20 km east of Svishtov in the Yankovo Gurlo area (near the mouth of the Yantra River in the Danube River). It was also near the mouth of the Yantra River, in the proximity of the village of Krivina that Bulgarian and German archaeologists found the ruins of the Limmes Kastel (fortress) of Yatrus. There is a regular bus transport to the village.

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