Võru attractions

Museum in Võru

Dr F R Kreutzwald Memorial Museum

Võru’s most interesting museum is set in the house where the great man lived and worked as a doctor from 1833 to 1877. Built in 1793, it's one of the oldest houses in town and there’s a lovely garden at the rear. Di…
Church in Võru

St Catherine’s Lutheran Church

Dedicated to the early Christian martyr Catherine but named in honour of Tsarina Catherine the Great, Võru's main Lutheran church was completed in 1793, only nine years after the town was founded. The pyramid over t…
Church in Võru

St Catherine’s Orthodox Church

Like it's Lutheran cousin, Võru's main Orthodox church is dedicated to St Catherine as a nod to the town's founder Catherine the Great. Completed in 1804, its elegant neoclassical design is topped with distinctly Ru…
Museum in Võru

Võru County Museum

Housed in one of the town’s ugliest buildings, this museum has mildly interesting exhibits on regional history and culture. Captions are in Estonian and Russian but an English translation booklet is provided. There'…