Ülikooli Kohvik simply means University Cafe. This place used to be a student's cafe, albeit one of the better ones in Tartu. It is situated in an old building just next to the main building of the university. Light, wide open rooms with an ambience of an expensive cafe make eating more interesting. Prices are alright, the service is a little bit...more
This is THE LUXURY hotel in Tartu. Nice small hotel -only 16 rooms- in front of Tartu University....more
Club Tallinn is a quite cool discotheque which is mostly pretty crowded. I went there only a few times, because the music was not really my kind (Drum and Bass / HipHop), but I enjoyed the atmosphere, especially in the chill-out areas: sofas, aquariums, an uneven ground, fake trees...Club Tallinn moves to Estonia's summer capital Pärnu in...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
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...more
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...more
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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 EEKRelated to:
- Museum Visits