Tartu is a
unique city filled with culture, good thoughts and lots of university students. There are
different cultural events and festivals, unique fairs and educational
conferences happening in Tartu all year round. In the old town of Tartu, one
can immerse in the beautiful architecture and cozy cafes. Tartu is a vibrant
and compact city which makes it a comfortable destination for every adventurer
as well as families travelling with children.
PS! This is the view from Plasku viewing platform (Dorpat guests can visit it with a discount ticket – 1€).
Tartu is known as a city of good thoughts. It's represented in the unique graffiti, bohemian atmosphere and different parts of the city with outstanding wooden architecture.
The most famous symbol of the city is the University of Tartu and their museum is definitely worth a visit. One can also learn about Finno-Ugric culture in the grand Estonian National Museum and see cultural masterpieces in different genres in Vanemuine Theatre.
There's lots of shopping opportunities for every taste: big shopping centres where you may find well-known brands and small boutiques selling local design. There are also several restaurants, cafes, beauty and entertainment related services found in the department stores.
There's plenty of activities for adventure lovers. A fun day for both, kids and adults, is guaranteed in AHHAA Science Centre, Upside Down House and Tartu's Adventure Park. And it's just a 10-minute-drive to Lange Motokeskus, where you can master your skills in motoracing.In the summertime we invite you all to sail with us on River Emajõgi. Riverboat Pegasus departures just next to Dorpat Hotel and takes you on a 1,5 hour long journey.
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