Tartu University was founded in 1632 by the Swedish king, Gustaf II Adolf. Lined with Corinthian columns, the impressive main building...
The Student's Lock-Up is fascinating; it's where 19th-century students were held in solitary confinement for various infractions. Back...
St John's Church
North of the university, on the continuation of Ülikooli, stands the magnificent St John's Church. This brick church dates back to at...
This Parisian-style café serves delicious crepes, fresh salads and sandwiches in a cosy, candlelit setting. Outdoor tables are used in...
Lonely Planet review
This old-world café with beautiful wooden floors and an outdoor patio is one of the gems of Tartu. Palm trees, high ceilings and black-and-white photographs give a colonial charm to the upstairs airy space. Buffet meals are charged by the kilo. Downstairs there's a simpler buffet (decent breakfasts), also with outdoor patio, that makes a good spot for coffee or a quick meal.