When you come to Estonia, you will find an infinite array of attractions and thrilling activities that are spread across its cities and towns. Tartu, located in southern Estonia, will strike you as an incredible and wonderful place. It is often touted as the cultural capital of the country. Being the oldest city in the Baltic States, you can anticipate many historical sites and attractions. To make your stay comfortable, you must rent a car in Tartu so that you can enjoy everything that this city has to offer without getting too worried about planning and following local transportation schedules.
The best way to kick off your trip to Tartu is to visit its amazing Town Hall Square which is adorned with a beautiful statue of the “kissing students”. The town square has witnessed years of Estonia history and you will find many surrounding buildings dating back to the 18th century. You will find many brilliant restaurants, most prominent of them all is the Taverna (Pizzeria). You can also find numerous pubs like Suudlevad Tudengid and Pub Sõprade Juures that serve excellent cold beer which will be more than welcome after a long day of sightseeing.
When you are in Tartu, be ready to find numerous art galleries and museums that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the city and the country. When you have a car for rent in Tartu, you can visit many of these museums and art galleries and be mesmerized by the exhibitions here. You can visit the Tartu Brewery Museum which features nearly 300 relics and artefacts of regular and A. le Coq beer making which is the traditional Estonian Beer. Museum of the 19th Century Citizen of Tartu is another place to visit as it gives a glimpse of Estonian life during the 1830s. You will find intriguing displays and many dioramas that depict the lifestyles during that period. Other places that you can visit include the Art museum of Tartu University and the Leaning House of Tartu.
Mingle with the locals at the many nightclubs found here in Tartu. Among several other attractions, the city has an exhilarating nightlife that you can become a part of by visiting any of its nightclubs like The Atlantis, Tallinn, Illusion, and the Club AHI. The city of Tartu has the largest population of students in the country so expect to see a lot of young Estonians and loud music in these clubs.
An experienced traveller will term Tartu as the perfect definition of a tourist destination. The city is filled with ruins of old Cathedral, offers curious architecture, and is littered with many other attractions. A place that has so much to offer makes it incredibly hard for you to explore and enjoy it in just a few days’ time. For this reason, you should use car rental in Tartu so that you can visit every place of interest in the city without any compulsion to wait for the buses or change cabs. You can also travel to nearby cities and towns like Tallinn, Lohkva, Soinaste, Rani, Ulenurme, and Haage.
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