The Kissing Students fountain, Tartu

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Look for The Kissing Students fountain, a statue atop a fountain that serves as a gathering place for local students and serves as a symbol of the city. An image of two students kissing in the rain, the fountain sits at the center of a small square surrounded by cobblestone paths and old buildings. Legend says that it brings luck, and a common tradition for couples is to try to imitate the lovers in this pose. Put The Kissing Students fountain at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tartu vacation trip planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Every time q vi images of Tartu, there was this couple snuggly under the fountain! The city is full of statues and this is one of the main, an icon aki.
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  • August 15, 2017
    One of the favorite destinations for tourists, good for a photo shoot. Place's a great looking and crowded. Nearby there are cafes and restaurants.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Nice statue what is favourite place to meet someone who love. Popular meeting point. Nice statue and beautiful fountain.  more »

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As a university town, Tartu can get rowdy in the evenings. To ensure a quiet night's stay, look for more economical lodging outside of the center. That said, if you want to be in the thick of the nightlife, the center itself has quite a few budget accommodations catering to the youthful population. Unfortunately, this also means that those looking for luxury hotels in this area may be more hard-pressed. The most populous neighborhood in the city is Annelinn, bordering the Emajogi River, where you will find a variety of accommodations. Alternatively, Kesklinn, a smaller quarter, has plenty of mid-range hotels and budget guesthouses.
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