Museum "Aleko Konstantinov"
Svishtov is the birthplace of the author of the current and Today "Bay Ganyo" and "To Chicago and Back." The town is situated in northern Bulgaria near the Danube. The house in which the writer was born and raised in 1926. was converted into a museum. Even during his lifetime donated their house of Svishtov municipality to be used for events and cultural events. Born on January 1863. a family of renowned trader who traveled constantly, he was educated, but very stern and haughty chovek.Mayka he was modest and gentle woman, it inherited a tendency to dream. The boy received a solid education. Later he worked as a clerk with Ivan Vazov and Nayden Gerov. In his first poems 1981g.otpechatvat "Mirror" and "why" wrote plays and made translations from foreign languages. She graduated in Odessa and in 1886g.se returned to Bulgaria. He began work at the Sofia District Court, but was soon fired. Constantly traveling around Bulgaria and abroad and accumulated experiences are born unique works. Actively involved in hiking. A remarkable artist, incorruptible and devoted humanist and protector of nature, he received the nickname Lucky. In bold language, humor and irony that used in the works, creates many enemies. With its feuilleton with satire called things by their real names.Aleko Konstantinov also a successful writer and artist performances, and socially tolerant.The favorite of many readers author was killed on 11 May 1897. The museum has preserved a rich collection of paintings and manuscripts, which followed the brief but fruitful creative time writer. Those personal and objects tell us about his childhood and adolescence. The first floor is a place for valuable archaeological collection.