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Tartu Old City

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Address: Tartu 50089, Estonia
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Beautiful university town

The old town of Tartu is very attractive, many cosy smaller lanes, beautiful old houses. Many cafes for the tired traveller. On my next visit I will spend more than just 1 night... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Innsbruck
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town of Tartu is very attractive, many cosy smaller lanes, beautiful old houses. Many cafes for the tired traveller. On my next visit I will spend more than just 1 night / 1 day.

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love this centre of town. Food festival was just on and it was so nice to see everyone coming together and feeling the obviously strong sense of community here.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful university town has a lot of old buildings that were used for other destinies in the soviet time. Tartu has changed enormously in the last 25 years. You can see the government has put in a lot of effort. Statues everywhere, modern applied art on the streets. Old markets and hotels completely renovated. This town looks more modern... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Town of Tartu is one of my favourite places in Estonia. Beautiful old buildings some decorated with modern high quality street art. Nice pubs, restaurants. Peaceful green nature trails and lot of history. And of course many shining beautiful students. I love this town.

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Wezemaal, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Tartu on a single day and it was worth the drive from Tallinn. The center is different from Tallinn, much more baroque and not so medieval. The center is well restored and offers nice places to walk through and visit.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place, specially in the summer. It's not very big and is perfect for a short walk. Lots of places around to have a good meal. Two hours for visiting with having a meal that is more than enough.

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Viljandi, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good to take a walk there. The old pavestones, the air, it is just like going back in time. And every main Tartu tourist spots are located near the old city.

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Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tartu Old Town center offers sights like the village square, fine dining, shopping, the river, the city library, Tartu University, and the Tartu University Botanical Gardens (the outside gardens are free!).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great walk to take throught the narrow paved streets. All the main attractions are close together. You can have a nice lunch in the main square, prices are not so big. It's worth it.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here in July, it was cold, wind was blowing and it rained off and on. Not the best conditions for a nice visit. We did enjoy it though, with the occasional hot coffee.

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