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University of Tartu, Tartu

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.7/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
In addition to checking in as one of Northern Europe's oldest institutions, University of Tartu is Estonia's best and most well-regarded. Founded by Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus in 1632, the university today represents a hotbed of research and education in the country. You can explore the campus's 100 buildings that support more than 18,000 students. You'll find that the main building serves as one of Tartu's main attractions thanks to its classical architecture reminiscent of Greece, complete with triangular facade and sizeable columns. Be sure to pay a visit to one of the four different museums managed by the institution, including its own museum of history. Put University of Tartu into our Tartu trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Tours in Tartu city round up and visited. At that time we passed by. University of Tartu is known as the spiritual capital of Estonia, brains of the country supported it seems. Greek-style columns are beautiful.
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  • Front is like a pillar of Greece as well. You can walk into this University. Campus exhibits can also watch.
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  • This is a very old university, founded by the Sweden University. The main building is beautiful. It looks grand. We visited in the summer vacation, so no bustling of students and professors. You can e...  read more »
  • Alma mater. What more to say. Oh, yes. There the students used to crack up on a joke back in 18th century that there will be a day when all the lectures and real studywork will be moved out of the main building and it will be used just for administration.. Well, post-2012 it's not a joke any more :( Still, the building is magnificent.
  • It was a lovely place where there are a lot of beautiful stuff and you can study with perfect teachers and great level of study!
  • I am visiting Tartu, mom told us to find this place
  • Alma mater!
  • The best university in Estonia :)
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