Tartu Student Villa Hostel

Address: Tahtvere 48, Tartu, 51007, Estonia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Tahtvere 48, Tartu, is near Old City, Tartu Toy Museum, Tartu University, and Alatskivi Castle (vald).
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    Travel Blogs from Tartu

    Street Art and Graffiti

    A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick on May 13, 2015

    1 comment, 20 photos

    Yes, two blogs in one day from Rick. This is because we are in the wonderful 'Looming' Hostel in Tartu, Estonia, which not only is very 'eco', but also has a computer on which I have been able to download, sort and backup photos.
    So here is a selection of the many bits of graffiti and street art we've seen on our travels so far.
    If you've really been paying attention you might spot ones you've seen ...

    Going to university

    A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Aug 28, 2014

    12 photos

    ... out to explore.

    Tartu is one of the earliest settlements in Estonia, originally called Tarbatu and dating back to at least 600AD. It first came into written records when Grand Prince of Kiev, Yaroslav the Wise, conquered the town and renamed it Yuriyev. When the Estonians took it back 40 years later, they named it Tartu and it grew to be a prosperous town, situated on both north-south and east-west trade routes. It was for this reason that this place has had a long and ...

    No Room at the Inn

    A travel blog entry by alcatrav on Jun 05, 2014

    ... in a five bed dorm with an Australian guy who is working his way South after a snowboarding season in the US. The hostel had free "Tartu in your Pocket" guides so we could see some places where we could potentially stay for the following two nights as our hostel is full. We spent quite a while wandering the outskirts of the town knocking on doors but although a lot of places had a room for tomorrow, hardly any had a room for Saturday. At the university accommodation the lady ...

    Hunting in Estonia

    A travel blog entry by matt81 on Nov 18, 2012

    6 photos

    ... in the sauna, each round interspersed with a beer and a cool off. There is something amazingly special about pouring ice cold water over yourself after spending time in a room so hot you find it hard to breathe. It reminded me of the sauna we enjoyed out in Keah Bay on V. Island in September: awesome. I think as a Canadian I represented us well, being the only one to douse myself with ice cold water! There are some very particular ways ...

    You Know You're From Estonia When...

    A travel blog entry by seanpauley on May 25, 2010


    ... that Jaan Kross never got the Nobel prize in literature
    19. You have been to Finland
    20. You say 'Noh' (sounds like NO) even when you speak English, just to confuse people
    21. You know the lyrics to "Mutionu" and "Rongisőit"
    22. You would never mistaken Kreisiraadio for a radio station
    23. You would agree that wife-carrying is a real sport (at least as long as Estonians are winning)
    24. Your best friend's girlfriend is your English teacher's ...