National Awakening Tour
1. Tartu Song Festival Museum → 2. Carl Robert Jakobson Monument → 3. CR Jakobson Farm Museum at Kurgja → 4. Lydia Koidula Memorial Museum → 5. Lydia Koidula monument
This South Estonia culture tour introduces the national awakening of Estonia. The trip begins with visiting the Tartu Song Festival Museum, which tells the story of the origins of the Estonian song festival tradition and national theatre.
The museum of Carl Robert Jakobson, one of the most important people during the awakening is in Kurgja in his home farm, where you will also see the farm life of 19th century Estonia. In the museum of Lydia Koidula, a well-known poetess, journalist and public figure during the national awakening, you will learn about her activities and also see the typical town school and home of the 19th century.