"The town of students" Top 5 Page for this destination Tartu by LanaFromRiga

Tartu Travel Guide: 194 reviews and 538 photos

Tartu has a great history

Very famous university is situated here in Tartu. Many famous people from Baltic countries studied here. That's why most popular monument is the fountain "Kissing students". Really beautiful!

Tartu is...

Tartu is the city whose written history dates back to 1030 A.D. Tartu is a university town and the city of youth. Tartu is a Hanseatic town, In the Middle Ages tradesmen and goods from Germany, Sweden and Russia travelling by land and water met here.

In my Tartu page

In my Tartu Page you'know about Devils's Bridge and about Angel's Bridge, you'll find pictures of exotical plants from Tartu botanic garden. Just go throug and enjoy!

The Tourist centre of Tartu
Raekoja Plats 14, tel. 00 372 7 442 111

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Cosy town with many monuments of famous people
  • Cons:Too hard way from Riga to Tartu
  • In a nutshell:Nice place to spend one day of your weekend
  • Last visit to Tartu: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • kit_mc's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2008 at 5:18 PM

    Good intro to Tartu. I'm visiting on a work trip in Feb and really looking forward to it.

  • sihi's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2007 at 1:36 PM

    Wow ..you was in Tartu... the city where I studied and work now. Nice page!!:-)

  • Oct 21, 2006 at 10:50 AM

    Some photos look like I'm looking at my Tartu photos:) It's hard to make different picture of most popular touristic places:) Great overview! I hope you enjoyed the town, as I did. It's really a beautiful town.

  • paula69's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2006 at 3:19 PM

    I like the fotos in your page. Paula.

  • Propermark's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2006 at 5:42 AM

    Tartu was famous for its university where many famous philosophers studied! I wish I visited it but unfortunately I missed it...

  • Avieira67's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2005 at 11:00 AM

    Arch bridge was very special to me...

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2005 at 11:47 PM

    so many statues in the city. I hope to see it during my trip to Estonia in the end of the next year

  • Raimix's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2005 at 1:31 AM

    Hey! Great city and nice work! Maybe someday I will make Baltic trip and will see Tartu in my own eyes! Greetings from Vilnius! Raimundas.

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2005 at 3:53 AM

    very beautiful city, I suppose they are happy to be out of CCCP

  • King_Golo's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2005 at 2:51 AM

    nice tartu tips and beautiful pics! golo


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