This is THE LUXURY hotel in Tartu. Nice small hotel -only 16 rooms- in front of Tartu University....more
St. John's Church, the gothich cathedral, was originally built at the beginning of the 14th century. It was badly damaged during the wars but is now fully renovated. With its heavy red brick walls it seemed too big for its location. There were houses surrounding it so close that I got a feeling of claustrofobia llooking at it from the narrow...more
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...more
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...more
Very interesting Lake Museum is located in one wing of the Limnology Centre.
You can get a very good overview about organisms which are living in Estonian inland waters.
There are aquariums in museum where you can see 26 inland water fish species. Also some fish fossils found around the Lake Võrtsjärv are very interesting.
So fishes whitch are living in the lake are : perca, anguille, pike, carp, acerin, pikeperch, bream, burbat and many more.
Museum opening hours: Mon-Fr 10.00 - 18.00
Sat 11.00 - 18.00
Sun 11.00 - 16.00
Ticket for adult 40 EEK
Students 25 EEK