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Tartu Old City

Tartu 50089, Estonia
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Was ok but not impressing

I was a bit disappointed with Tartu Old City. It was rather dirty with a lot of homeless people... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Agnieszka S
via mobile
Positive place

Maybe quite small but very lovely place. Everything is very close and small streets can give... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam A
Warsaw, Poland
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“town hall” (15 reviews)
“small city” (5 reviews)
“green parks” (3 reviews)
Tartu 50089, Estonia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed with Tartu Old City. It was rather dirty with a lot of homeless people. Architecture would be very nice if it was renovated. Currently buildings look like they lost their charm. I think the city will look great in few...More

1  Thank Agnieszka S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe quite small but very lovely place. Everything is very close and small streets can give picture how nice is in Estonia.

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tartu is a fascinating old town with many interesting buildings and attractive parks and gardens. The shops in the old town are very interesting too. It is a good place for a quiet stroll with many good places to eat and drink.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a very relaxing city with old beauty and modern comfort. And a very big lot of restaurants to enjoy.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Tartu - it has a wonderful university town vibe and although charming, there is not nearly as much to see or do as there is in Tallinn. The charm of Tartu lies in the fact that it appears virtually undiscovered...More

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tartu uus a second largest city in Estonia, yet or is much calmer and greener than capital, there's more authentic old buildings, classical architecture and nice landmarks worth visiting. It's a cosy place with lots of cafes and lil restaurants, truly green parks and hills...More

1  Thank Alenka N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful city, can relax and walk around, a lot of nice things to see and do. Old town is quite small,so easy to walk to any monuments or museums

Thank Alise L
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Here you can find a square with lots of caffes! Also here is the kissing student fountain! Everything is one place, cozy atmosphere!

Thank AistePileckaite
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Of course, Tartu old town is very small, compared to Tallinn or other Baltic capitals, besides it was quite damaged during the WWII. But one has to admit, that they squeezed everything from what was left. The houses (even wooden ones) are beautifully restored and...More

1  Thank acorna
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautiful pastel-painted buildings, the complex looks refined and classy. It's nice to go for a walk and admire what the city has to offer

Thank ilabuf
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.01 km away
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