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Tartu Angel’s Bridge (Inglisild)

When you walk to Toomemägi (Toome Hill) in Tartu, you will certainly notice the Inglisild, which was built in 1838 based on the design by architect J. W. Krause. There is a bar relief of G. Fr. Parrot, the first rector of the University of Tartu which was reopened in 1802, with the words 'otium reficit vires' (rest restores strength) on the bridge.

Interesting facts: the name of the bridge probably comes from the name 'English bridge' as the park was established in the English style.

Several legends are associated with the bridge. For example, it is said that when you hold your breath while running over the bridge, your wish will come true.
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Opening times

All year round

Round the clock

Location

Lossi tänav T9, Tartu linn, Tartu linn, Tartu maakond