A walk in historic Tartu

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The history tour is meant for visitors interested in history and introduces the sights and buildings from a historical perspective. History means more than just wars and military monuments – it means science and culture, architecture, and botany. Therefore, the history of Tartu reflects the history of Estonia as a whole.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Town Hall Square in Tartu

    Historical buildings

    Raekoja plats, Tartu

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  • 2
    Tartu Town Hall

    Historical buildings

    Raekoja plats 1a, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 3
    Hotel Lydia

    Hotel

    Ülikooli tänav 14, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 4
    Struve’s Geodetic Arch – UNESCO World Heritage

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Uppsala tänav 8, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 5
    Tartu Old Observatory

    Museums & Galleries

    Uppsala tänav 8, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 6
    Tartu Old Anatomical Theatre

    Historical buildings

    Uppsala tänav-10, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 7
    Monument to Friedrich Robert Faehlmann

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Toomemäe park, Tartu

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  • 8
    Devil’s Bridge in Tartu

    Historical buildings

    Lossi tänav 19, Tartu 51003

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  • 9
    Estonian Supreme Court Building

    Historical buildings

    Lossi tänav 17, Tartu 51003

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  • 10
    Monument to Johan Skytte

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Lossi tänav, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 11
    Tartu Cathedral

    Ruins & Historic Sites

    Lossi tänav 25, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 12
    The University of Tartu Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Lossi tänav 25, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 13
    Monument to Johann Karl Simon Morgenstern

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Toomemäe park, Tartu

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  • 14
    Monument to Karl Ernst von Baer

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Lai tänav-Toomemägi, Tartu linn, Tartu

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  • 15
    Tartu Angel’s Bridge (Inglisild)

    Historical buildings

    Lossi tänav, Tartu

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  • 16
    Tartu Püssirohukelder (Gunpowder Cellar)

    Historical buildings

    Lossi tänav 28, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

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  • 17
    Monument to Nikolai Pirogov

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Lossi tänav, Tartu linn, Tartu

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  • 18
    Tartu Von Bock House

    Historical buildings

    Ülikooli tn 16, Tartu 51003

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  • 19
    Main building of the University of Tartu

    Historical buildings

    Ülikooli tänav 18, Tartu linn, Tartu 50090

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  • 20
    Monument to Gustav II Adolf

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Jakobi tänav-1, Tartu linn, Tartu 51005

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  • 21
    Home of Theatre of Tartu Toy Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Lutsu tänav 2, Tartu linn, Tartu 51006

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  • 22
    Tartu Toy Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Lutsu tänav 8, Tartu linn, Tartu 51006

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  • 23
    Tartu St. John’s Church of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church

    Historical buildings

    Jaani tänav 5, Tartu linn, Tartu 51007

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  • 24
    19th Century Tartu Citizen’s Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Jaani tänav 16, Tartu linn, Tartu 51007

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  • 25
    University of Tartu Botanical Garden

    Parks & Gardens

    Lai tänav 38, Tartu linn, Tartu 51005

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  • 26
    Tartu New Theatre

    Historical buildings

    Lai tänav 37, Tartu linn, Tartu 51005

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  • 27
    Genialists’ Club

    Nightlife

    Magasini tänav 5, Tartu linn, Tartu 51005

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  • 28
    Tartu Uspenski Cathedral of the Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church

    Churches

    Magasini tänav 1, Tartu linn, Tartu 51005

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  • 29
    The Leaning House of Tartu

    Historical buildings

    Raekoja plats 18, Tartu linn, Tartu 51004

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  • 30
    Arch Bridge (Kaarsild)

    Historical buildings

    Vabaduse puiestee-3, Tartu linn, Tartu 51004

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  • 31
    Model of Kivisild

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Raekoja plats, Tartu linn, Tartu

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