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Tartu Old City

Tartu, Estonia
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Ranked #5 of 87 attractions in Tartu
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Netanya, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The old town is small and friendly, with lots of restaurants and lovely botanical garden, the big market is a short walk away, and so are the big shopping malls

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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158 reviews 158 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Visiting from our summer stay in Tallinn, we drove to Tartu to celebrate our 35 wedding anniversary. Loved it all. Quiet, I am sure it is not that way when the students come back, but it was quiet while we were there. Smaller than Tallinn's Old Town, it is easy to walk around and not tire so easily. Many terrific... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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102 reviews 102 reviews
39 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Interesting old town by the river, well worth wandering around for a couple of hours. Nicely complemented by the park rising up the hill behind the old town and offering views over the town.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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53 reviews 53 reviews
51 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The old city is quite beautiful and interesting. There are many young people in Tartu because it is like the "University Capital", some might say so it has a very cool vibe.

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Tartu
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

a lot of youth in weekends on the streets and bars, if it is still warm, nice place to enjoy, can be much fun and not at all less interesting than in famous tourist centers

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Leirvik, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Take a look at it, no regrate Walking distance to old and modern places and cafés and restaurants , not expensiv

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Small, but very nice! A few minutes to walk from central shopping center (Kaubamaja). Plenty of bars and restorans (You can find most of them in Raekoja Plats (Town Hall plaza) and in Rüütli Street). Main sights... Tartu University main building (from first decades of 19. century), Raekoja plats, Rüütli street, Lossi Street, Toomemägi (remains of city fortifications, church ruins,... More

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Tartu, Estonia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Nice little old town with great history. Main historical-cultural attraction St.John's church. No cars and plenty of good dining places.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Everything within walking distance, I liked that. Fantastic combination of old and modern styles. Many cafés and restaurants and shopping malls.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

So nice to wander without being hassled by cars. Excellent walking routes Interesting innovative public art exhibition in containers during the Theatre Festival

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