The Garrets of St. Petersburg


The historic centre of St. Petersburg is known for its mansard roofs as there is no other city in Russia that can boast its quantity and variety. Beautiful, romantic and a bit unusual, such buildings and their inhabitants definitely stand out.

The historic centre of St. Petersburg is known for its mansard roofs as there is no other city in Russia that can boast its quantity and variety. Beautiful, romantic and a bit unusual, such buildings and their inhabitants definitely stand out. Their history and presence are directly related to the city’s unique architecture. In recent decades, thanks to their unique look, mansard roofs have become an even more popular and fashionable element of design.