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  • Devíl´s Bridge
    Devíl´s Bridge
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  • City Hall
    City Hall
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  • A street corner in the town centre
    A street corner in the town centre
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  • Shop Open every day

    Tartu Shopping

    Sometimes you need to buy provisions during your trip. At this big super market you can buy the food, snacks and beverages you need every day of the week. They also sell alcohol and the price level - even though higher than in the good old days - is still pretty reasonable. This is no tourist trap so you can expect good value for money.

  • Antonius Hotel

    Tartu Hotels

    This is THE LUXURY hotel in Tartu. Nice small hotel -only 16 rooms- in front of Tartu University....

  • Brilliant food

    Tartu Restaurants

    This restaurant/cafe is brilliant.The food is great, reasonably priced, service is excellent,you could ask for moreWell reccomended - we all had a great time here. It was all fantastic.



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  • Old Believers' villages

    Kallaste Things to Do

    Not far east of Tartu, an elegant small city with an air of things academic about it, is Lake Peipsi and another world. The Russian border runs down the middle of the lake and the Estonian shore is known for its communities of Old Believers, Orthodox Christians who fled Russia from the late 17th century onwards following persecution when they...

  • Doors & windows

    Kallaste Favorites

    Who is living behind these doors ? What family traditions are hidden in these homes ?Look at all photos !

  • Pay attention to details

    Kallaste Favorites

    I like to make pictures of details.This is a street sign and it's significant because it is still in two language. In estonian and in russian.These two language street sign should have been changed into estonian only a long time ago.Võidu street - it means victory street. While walking around in old town streets it's very village like feeling in...



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  • From where the island name came from ?

    Tondisaar Favorites

    Archeologist think that Tondisaar was used as a sacred island and sacred grove by ancient estonians. There are legends about choped down tree spirits and they believed that spirits driven out from sacred places gathered in that island alltogether with evil spirits. In the middle of the island is lonely stone and one who sit's in there might feel...

  • Fishing

    Tondisaar Things to Do

    Fishing is the main activity for local people. Tondisaar is one of their favourite spots.They say that perch can be easily catched close to island. There is also a hut and firecamp place in the island.

  • Birdwatching

    Tondisaar Things to Do

    Perfect place for bird watchers. Birds you may see in the island are common tern ( Sterna hirundo ),black-headed ( Larus ridibundus ), herring ( Larus argentatus ) gulls and seamew ( Larus canus ).Also mallards ( Anas platyrhynchos ), shovelers ( Anas clypeata ), goosanders ( Mergus merganser ), garganey's ( Anas querquedula) and great crested...


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