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"Gothic Jewel of Estonia" from 13th -16th C.

After climbing Toome Hill to visit the Old Observatory, we decided to explore this cathedral ruins... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Gene R J
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Imagine what it once looked like

The cathedral is now in ruins, but you can see how grand it must have been. Part of it has been... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Robert D
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

After climbing Toome Hill to visit the Old Observatory, we decided to explore this cathedral ruins. It's a huge structure of bricks with tall interior arches and even has a tower to climb for a small fee. Inside the university maintained museum are 2 flat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The cathedral is now in ruins, but you can see how grand it must have been. Part of it has been reconstructed and now houses the University Library.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Great, impressive and well preserved ruins of Baltic brick gothic mediaeval cathedral. Structure is positioned on the top of the hill and overlooking Old Tartu. Gothic arches still stands high. Altar part of the basilika is reconstructed and turned into Museum of University of Tartu....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2015

a beautiful place and amazing view over the city, note expensive and also easy to go in the stairways. great place to take pictures and to film

Date of experience: June 2015
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