Observatooriumi tänav 1, Tõravere alevik, Nõo vald, Tartu maakond
Tartu Observatory in Tõravere is one of the 21 places worth discovering in Southern Estonia that are marked with a yellow National Geographic window; if you are interested in nature and space technology, visiting those places is highly recommended.
In Observatory you can find:
- Renovated courtyard with new attractions
- Tõravere ‘hill landscape’ in the yellow window
- A 1.5 m telescope with a mirror (biggest in Scandinavia) and observations in clear weather
- Different exhibitions and activities for schools and companies
Bring your family and friends - we are totaly in space!
Tartu Observatory is located in Tõravere, Nõo rural municipality, Tartu County along the Tartu-Valga highway about 20 km from the border of Tartu. You can get to Tõravere by bus, by car, or by a motorbike; you can also come here by bicycle or on foot.