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Barysh is a Russian town in the Ulyanovsk Region. It is located in the Middle Volga area, on the banks of River Barysh in the basin of Volga, 139 km to the southwest of Ulyanovsk.

It has a railway station. Barysh with the population of 16 608 people (as of 2014) takes the area of 14 sq km.

The town was made on the basis of the workers settlements Barysh (founded in the 17th century), Guryevka, and Troitskoye-Kuroyedovo in 1954.

The settlement was named after its location on the Barysh river. It is translated from the Tatar language as move, action.

Architecture and Sights

Places to see in Barysh include the Trinity Church (1754), one-storeyed wooden houses with carved platbands and pediments (19th early 20th centuries), office and industrial buildings in the style of Constructivism of the 1930s.

It harbours the Monument to 943 Soldiers, those dwellers of Barysh who perished in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-45.

Barysh is renowned for Akshautsky Park taking the area of 176 hectares in the upper course of river Malaya Sviyaga near Barysh. He park founded by the landowners N. I. and V. N. Polivanovs in 1848 abounds with pines, white cedars, blue spruces, and larches.

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