Tartu is the second largest city of Estonia, located southeast of Estonia's capital Tallinn. Often referred to as the intellectual center of the country, it is home to one of Northern Europe’s oldest universities and is the oldest city in Estonia and other Baltic countries.Explore the city's Classicist town square, situated along the tranquil Emajõgi River, you'll find wooden houses, stately buildings and bustling cafes. Stroll through the park formed around Toome hill to discover Tartu's beginnings. See its wooden fortifications from the 7th century CE, the medieval bishop's castle and the Tartu Dome Cathedral ruins. Visit the Estonian National Museum, AHHAA Science Centre and the University of Tartu's museum in the historic Tartu Cathedral, Tartu Old Observatory and University of Tartu Art Museum.