Museum in Võru

Dr F R Kreutzwald Memorial Museum

Võru’s most interesting museum is the house where Dr Kreutzwald, the physician and scholar who compiled Estonia's national epic Kalevipoeg, lived and worked as a doctor from 1833 to 1877. Built in 1793, it's one...

Church in Võru

St Catherine’s Orthodox Church

Like its nearby Lutheran contemporary, Võru's main Orthodox church is dedicated to St Catherine as a nod to the town's founder, Russian Empress Catherine the Great. Completed in 1804, its elegant neoclassical...

Church in Võru

St Catherine’s Lutheran Church

Dedicated to the early Christian martyr Catherine but named in honour of Tsarina Catherine the Great (whose largesse paid for it), Võru's main Lutheran church was completed in 1793, only nine years after the town...

Museum in Võru

Võru County Museum

Don't be put off by this museum's ugly exterior – its exhibits on regional history and culture from the Stone Age to the present day are definitely worth an idle hour. Captions are in Estonian and Russian, but an...