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Toome Hill (Toomemagi)

Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
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An interesting hillside walking among the trees

We always like to get some exercise each day. Walking up the hill, and looking at the statues and... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Wayne G
Nice place to walk

It is a small hill where you can simply take a walk. It is great in a hot day,because there are... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Alise L
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Toomemagi or Toome Hill was a gift from Emperor Paul I to the University of Tartu – having previously been used by townsfolk to graze cattle. For hundreds of years it had been the centre point of the local population, later becoming the site of a castle which made it the heart of medieval Tartu. In the early decades of the 19th century it was turned into a park on the initiative of the university's plantation committee, with alleys of trees, paved roads and bridged gulleys. Along with the library, anatomicum, observatory and clinic it formed the intellectual focal point of Tartu.
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Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We always like to get some exercise each day. Walking up the hill, and looking at the statues and remains of a massive cathedral were a nice way to get out and walk.

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It is a small hill where you can simply take a walk. It is great in a hot day,because there are many trees so park is in shadows. There are some small caffees, benches to sit. For extra price you can visit observatory and some...More

Thank Alise L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

One of the nicest parks ever. Could be said it is more than just a park. Provides many things to see, excellent almost any time of year.

Thank mangouni
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Surrounded by a park, perfect place to spend the afternoon and relax. It has many suggestive views of the surroundings

Thank ilabuf
Reviewed 2 May 2017

You can forgot yourself in Toomemägi. After the leaves will go orange, yellow and red its the perfect time to walk there. Its like a fairy tale. I think in summertime or warmer autumn day you will enjoy picnics there for sure.

Thank Liisi E
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Toome Hill is one of "the must" places in Tartu. Good for walks and jogging, romantic meetings or just excercising your dog.

Thank Janneorro
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nice little walk from the Town hall; Beautiful park and ruins of a huge church. In the Summer you can also climb up to the tower to see the whole Tartu.

Thank eko5
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The hill suits all types of tourists. It is 1 min walk from Town Hall Square. It is good for a nice afternoon walk, running, cycling, and going on a pick-nick. It has the devil and angel bridges. It gives a nice view of the...More

Thank abdullahmakkeh
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Evening, Toomemagi, Lights, Lots of leaves, Peacefulness, Oldschool cafe on top- well nothing to say more :)) Feeling like in fairytail =^.^=

Thank Juelba
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Some go there for a run, couples walking, students for a secret drink :) and tourists to get a better view of Tartu.

Thank MaritM
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