You are here

Saint Petersburg celebrates its unique communal flats

BT_20160503_CPFLAT3_2256889.jpg
A leftover from the Soviet era, the communal flat with bathroom and kitchen shared by a dozen or so residents is very much alive in Russia's Saint Petersburg.

Saint Petersburg

A LEFTOVER from the Soviet era, the communal flat or kommunalka with bathroom and kitchen shared by a dozen or so residents is very much alive in Russia's historic city of Saint Petersburg.

More than 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, these overcrowded