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Tartu Travel guide
Tartu : Michelin's recommendations
The emphasis in Tartu is on quality of life. The fact that it is a university town ensures that it has a youthful and lively atmosphere; its streets are lined by fine neo-Classical buildings and many bars and restaurants. Lovers of green spaces will not be disappointed by its river frontage and the hill on which sits its cathedral, dominating the old town. Finally, note that Tartu has fine museums including the Estonian national museum.
Tourist attractions Tartu : Things to see and do
Riia 15b EST - Tartu
This grey building evokes some dark chapters in history. Victims of the repression orchestrated by the KGB – and the Nazis – were held here in these cells (unchanged from those black days), prior to deportation or execution. The grim reality presente..
Kuperjanovi 9 EST - Tartu
It is worth the journey away from the city centre to see this museum. Its permanent exhibition “country, people and culture” is, as the name suggests, a comprehensive insight into the Estonia of today and yesteryear, the daily life of Estonians and t..
EST - Tartu
Dominating the town, Cathedral Hill is a haven of peace. Bearing witness to the ravages of history, the fine brick ruins of the cathedral stand in the middle of a park, the ideal spot for a romantic stroll. A restored section of the building now hous..