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Tartu University

Ulikooli 18, Tartu 50090, Estonia
+(372 7) 375 100
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Ranked #6 of 87 Attractions in Tartu
Type: Educational Sites
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Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Beautiful,old,well organized and good professors!!! I had a great experience with this university ( faculty of philosophy) and I could organize very well my studies!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Very impressive building, big hall way. Also a lot to see inside. There is an entrance fee to pay. Surroundings are also very beautiful.

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Helsinki, Finland
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Beautifull surroundings in an old fortress hill, we made a nice late night walk here, gorgeous cathedral located next to the well renovated old university buildings. Genuine student atmosphere on tuesday night, a lot of young students hanging around in the park sitting and biking and what not. Student bars nearby, nice stencils here and there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I was at an international conference organised by staff from the University Library and they included a choral concert in this building - very impressive interior and fantastic accoustics. A real and justified sense of pride, with a touch of good humour in the photographs of the professoriat at the windows overlooking the grand entrance. If you want to read... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This old building with intellectual mass. The unique museum and wonderful hall in main building.

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Riga, Latvia
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392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

This is the best university in Estonia. If you want to use the library you can be there is a small fee for a day pass. Very nice buildings and grounds.

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Tartu, Estonia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

If you visit Tartu, university main building is a must-see. It is possible to go inside the building but if you want to see the lock-up, art museum or assembly hall, you should plan your trip for weekday (they are open from Monday to Friday 11:00-18:00).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

I had gone to Tartu on the recommendation of an Estonian student that I'd met at home,who told me how lovely it was. It is really beautiful and still rather representative of true Estonian culture ie absence of Irish themed pubs,strip clubs and the like. I enjoyed seeing such a variety of large green well manicured parks and green spaces... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2004

Of course, Tartu University is pretty much just a nice old university. But ask the staff to take you on tour to the Student Lock-up in the attic. After some exhausting stair-climbing you'll reach the small rooms where "naughty" students could be "jailed" for days or weeks at a time. The scary part is finding out what "crimes" you could... More

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