Smartovkas and murals – discover the Tartu open-air city gallery

View on map

The city of Tartu participates in the SmartEnCity project, within the framework of which the khrushchyovkas built in the 1960s are turned into energy-efficient and environmentally friendly apartment buildings – 'Smartovkas'. In addition to the renovation, the buildings have also been given a visually attractive appearance in order to create a unique art-based urban space in the centre of Tartu, making the living environment happier and livelier.

The 'Smartovkas and murals' discovery tour takes you on a journey where you can admire a variety of house-sized works of art, or murals.

Khrushchyovkas were named after Nikita Khrushchev, the first secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU – the head of state.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Tartu Visitor Centre

    Tourist information centres

    Raekoja plats 1a, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
  • 2
    Composition with a falling ice-cream

    Stopover

    Turu tänav 9, Tartu linn, Tartu 51004

    View on map
  • 3
    Vabbe tree

    Stopover

    Turu tänav 3, Tartu linn, Tartu 51004

    View on map
  • 4
    Three girls

    Stopover

    Aleksandri tänav 3, Tartu linn, Tartu 51004

    View on map
  • 5
    Betula pendula

    Stopover

    Kalevi tänav 10, Tartu linn, Tartu 51010

    View on map
  • 6
    Nameless

    Stopover

    Tähe tänav 2, Tartu linn, Tartu 51010

    View on map
  • 7
    A woman with a bird

    Stopover

    Pepleri tänav 12, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
  • 8
    Landscape

    Stopover

    Pepleri tänav 10, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
  • 9
    Home

    Stopover

    Pepleri tänav 3, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
  • 10
    Gate to Karlova

    Stopover

    Tiigi tänav 8, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
  • 11
    Apartment building at Aleksandri 3

    Stopover

    Tiigi tänav 21, Tartu linn, Tartu 50410

    View on map
  • 12
    Geometric shapes on the Turu 3 apartment building

    Stopover

    Tiigi tänav 23, Tartu linn, Tartu 50410

    View on map
  • 13
    Tree

    Stopover

    Julius Kuperjanovi tänav 2, Tartu linn, Tartu 51003

    View on map
Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open 24 hours

Features and amenities
Getting there

Access
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
Coordinates
View on map
Similar offers
Newsletter Newsletter