With its walls covered in its original graffiti, this is where 19th-century students were held in solitary confinement for various...
Fronted by six Doric columns, the impressive main building of the university was built between 1803 and 1809. The university itself was...
St John's Church
Dating to at least 1323, this imposing red-brick Lutheran church is unique for the rare terracotta sculptures placed in niches around...
A popular student hang-out, this tiny cellar bar spills out onto the pedestrian-only street on summer nights.
Tartu’s most upmarket restaurant is within the romantic, candlelit nooks and crannies of the Antonius Hotel’s vaulted cellar, which...
University Cafe information
Lonely Planet review
Some of the most economical meals in town are waiting for you at the ground-floor cafeteria, which serves up decent breakfasts and a simple daytime buffet. Upstairs is a labyrinth of elegantly decorated rooms, simultaneously grand and cosy, where artfully presented dishes are served.