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Historical buildings

Main building of the University of Tartu

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There is no question that the main building of the University of Tartu is one of the gems of the city. It was built between 1804 and 1809 according to the design by the architect Johann Wilhelm Krause. The opening ceremony of the building was held on 3 July 1809. All important events in the life of the university have been celebrated in its main hall since then. The good acoustics of the hall have made it a popular venue for concerts and conferences. You can visit the main hall and the former lock-up room on the attic floor of the building, both of which are considered pearls of classicistic architecture in Estonia, through the History Museum of the University of Tartu . National Register of Cultural Monuments

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