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The communal apartment tour

Duration:  3 hours
Meeting point:  your stay
Type:  private
61€ per person
in a group of 4 people
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Description:

Such apartments were main symbols of the Soviet era. However, they still exist, thousands of Russian people live in communal apartments, situated in the center of the city.

‘A communalka' – is a large apartment, where a few families live.

Typically, a communal flat consists of 5-8 rooms, each family has one room, shared kitchen and bathroom.

Communal apartments were created after the revolution of 1917, that was why the association with the USSR has appeared. Somewhere, the long-faded grandeur remained almost unchanged such as high-ceilinged interiors, fretworks and antique stoves. consists of 5-8 rooms, each family has one room, shared kitchen and bathroom.

You will visit a communal apartment, where a Russian writer, Sergei Dovlatov lived and worked, he emmigrated to New York in 1979. You will meet current dwellers and see typical courtyards that attain tourists interest. A Russian-speaking guide and an interpreter will show you around and tell about the history of the unusual apartments.

Currently, citizens buy out and repair entire communal apartments, therefore, you have a unique chance to visit last communal flats and enjoy an unusual atmosphere.

If you are curious to discover an unusual atmosphere, we offer a communal apartment tour (a communalka is short for a communal flat)

Pay attention: this rare tour is in great demand, for that reason, we recommend to book it in advance (at least 5-7 days before the tour).

Duration: 1 hour.
Kommunalka visit: 15 minutes
Way to the kommunalka: about 1 hour

Cost

1
person
195€
per person
2
person
104€
per person
3
person
81€
per person
4
person
61€
per person
5
person
54€
per person
6
person
44€
per person
7
person
On request
per person
From 8
person
On request
per person
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