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Tartu University

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Address: Uelikooli 18, Tartu 51014, Estonia
Phone Number: +(372 7) 375 100
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Beautiful old university

This is a very old university, founded by the Sweden University. The main building is beautiful. It looks grand. We visited in the summer vacation, so no bustling of students and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jeathene
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very old university, founded by the Sweden University. The main building is beautiful. It looks grand. We visited in the summer vacation, so no bustling of students and professors. You can enter the building anyway. There is a little museum in the main building about the ancient Greeks. The lay-out is very much like other main university... More 

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Viljandi, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Tartu it is a must see! It is located near the old town. It looks really majestic and is really beautiful when it gets dark outside.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in the Tratu University for a week to attend a conference. Every corner of this great University if full of history. The surrounding is awesome to have a lazy stroll or even to meditate. The tranquil corners, statutes of some great alumni of the university would attract anyone to stop by and read their life story. The building... More 

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Shumen, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I have studied there for only 5 months as an exchange student, but I am surprised by the friendly administration. No wonder why students go back to Tartu's university. P.S. You should see the building in winter!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

A nice university, worth passing if in the area. A few nice cafes around and a wonderful park, just behind. We didn't do a guided tour

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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

As one of the oldest universities in Europe it has a very rich history and an incredible reputation. The architecture is neoclassical and beautiful.

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Algarve, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A majestic, white building with wide rooms with an excellent acoustic for concerts. It's not just an university, it's a space for Art and Music.

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Historical place/house. A lot of well know people, scientists on 19th, 20th centuries studied in Tartu university. Currently the central building is under renovation, but University consists of several buildings, institutes. It is interesting to visit it! And library/libraries as well.

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Thank Valdis T
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We only saw the university building in the evening. it's very nicely lit and definitely worth visiting when in Tartu. the surrounding is also nice. the atmosphere in the city is quite good. there are lots of nice bars and restaurants

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Its a very tiny town, so the university building looks really impressive in the context of small houses and old architecture. Good for a short look around, renovated and something you would want to see during your trip to Estonia.

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