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Tartu Old City

Tartu, Estonia
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Ranked #4 of 86 attractions in Tartu
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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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51 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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3 reviews 3 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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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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15 reviews 15 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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Beautiful and vibrant! Filled with people of all ages enjoying the late summer sun and laughing and talking late into the night. Some great food options as well.

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Very convenient location of the old city, streets are full of the spirit of past times, cozy cafes and smiling staff.

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