Main building of the University of Tartu

There is no question that the main building of the University of Tartu is one of the pearls of the city – it is one of the most outstanding examples of classicistic architecture in Estonia built from 1804 to 1809 according to the design created by architect Johann Wilhelm Krause. The opening ceremony of the building was held on 3 July 1809. All important events in the life of the university have been celebrated in its main hall since then. The good acoustics and spaciousness of the hall have made it a popular venue for concerts and conferences. You can visit the main hall and the former lock-up room on the attic floor of the building, both of which are considered to be pearls of classicistic architecture in Estonia, through the History Museum of the University of Tartu.

There is no question that the main building of the University of Tartu is one of the pearls of the city – it is one of the most outstanding examples of classicistic architecture in Estonia built from 1804 to 1809 according to the design created by ar

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  • Old and modern

    Tartu university is old, closing to its 400th anniversary. Though not the oldest in the Baltic States, but at present it is the highest ranking one. Though average traveller possibly will not be...

  • Great university

    Tartu University owns a lot of beautiful buildings in the city. The main building is very classy. The university itself is well organized with many interesting courses

  • Nice

    Uni building is very beautiful on the outside, as well as on the inside. It fits great to City of Tartu. It is the oldest Uni in Estonia. As well as the main building, faculty building are really...


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