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Address: Tartu, Estonia
Activities: City walk sightseeing

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One of my favourite cities in the Baltic's.

Tartu is a very modern and international city. It is a typical student city which lives 24/. The environment is clean and tidy. There is a nice promenade, the town hall square.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Tartu is a very modern and international city. It is a typical student city which lives 24/. The environment is clean and tidy. There is a nice promenade, the town hall square.

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Verona, Italy
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

the whole city centre of Tartu is cool: the park, some nice churches, the toy museum, the hall square.. the visit is taking 2 hours more or less, but it is absolutely worth a visit.

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Eaglescliffe
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53 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We came on a day trip via the train froTallinn, only about 2 hours and €10, the trains are very efficient. We followed the city guide round the old town and had a great time, so much to see, many statues & monuments. Walking at times was difficult due to the snow & ice but don't let that put you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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37 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Lovely to walk around the old city although it was bitterly cold and under snow. the architecture is gorgeous and a lot smaller than Tallin Old Town. There's loads of restaurants around so you can taste many different local dishes at resonable prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

There's a really interesting night life and the houses and the main square are really cozy. You can have good coffees in the city centre near the main square or if you go at night you can go for drinks with your friends. People used to drink outside of the bars.

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Hartford, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The square is nicely decorated. Holiday atmosphere. Great ambiance. A pleasant place for a stroll in the evening.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Tartu old city is a lovely place to walk around as the buildings are pretty, the Christmas lights give the place a magical feel, there is restaurants to find, coffee to drink and beer to taste. You can experience the heritage and check out the impressive sights of the city when you walk up to the University.

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Turku
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was so nice walk between the buildings, and more with the Christmas lights. It's well maintained and charming corners

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Though the Tartu down-town is small it is very nice and has one particular atmosphere big cities don't have. It took just a half day long relaxed walk and we covered it all, but we certainly enjoyed walking along Tartu old streets, climbing the hills and checking on its impressive, I must say, sights! The central square, the one where... More 

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Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very friendly and quiet place, but with lots of restaurants and market a walk away. Old town with students are very interesting.

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