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Viewing platforms

The towers of Tartu Cathedral at the University of Tartu Museum

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Tartu Cathedral is one of the biggest churches in Estonia and the only medieval church with two towers in the country. Its construction began in the thirteenth century and continued until the early sixteenth century. The final parts completed were its towers. The church was destroyed during the Livonian War and has not functioned as a place of worship since. The towers were opened to the visitors in spring 2005. In addition to a lovely view on Tartu and its surrounding area from the two viewing platforms of the cathedral, the visitors of the towers can take a closer look at one of the most remarkable Gothic brick constructions in Old Livonia. You can get to the viewing platforms with a ticket to the towers or museum.

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  • Lossi tänav 25, Tartu linn
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  • +372 7375674
  • muuseum [at]
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  • Adult from 7€

    Child from 6€

    Family ticket from 17€

    Pensioner from 6€

    University student from 6€

    School student from 6€

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Information point

Site lighting

Information boards

Paid parking

Viewing platform

Recreation area/picnic ground

Guide service available







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