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Alatyr is a Russian city, the administrative center of the Alatyr Municipal District of Chuvashia Republic.

The city with the population of 36 123 people (as of 2015) takes the area of 41,7 sq km. It is located on the left bank of River Sura, near the confluence of the Alatyr River into it.

The city has rectangular planning. Its historical center stands at the corner of height, which is next to the confluence of Sura and Alatyr.

Architecture and Sights

The nearly 500-year history of Alatyr has left a great number of church, civil and industrial architecture monuments. Today Alatyr has about 90 buildings and constructions of historical and cultural value. Two of them are monuments of federal value. Houses, churches and monasteries were constructed in various historical periods, and many of them are unique objects. Local traditions of wooden architecture and woodwork combined with stylistic methods of Classicism, Art Nouveau, and Eclecticism have brought about inimitable zest of the old streets and lanes of Alatyr.

The most vivid and significant city monuments of Alatyr are as follows:

⦁ The Treasury (mid 19th century)

⦁ House of Merchants Popov (late 19th century) 1, Kirov Street

⦁ House of Merchant Antonov (1859) 28, Gorshenina Street

⦁ Shop Building (the 1900s, Art Nouveau) 10, Lenin Street

⦁ House of Merchant N. P. Lebedev (1898)

⦁ Territorial Justice (mid 19th century)

⦁ Nobility Assembly (movie theater Pate from 1911).


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