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Tartu Live Cam, Estonia – Street

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Tartu – the second largest city in Estonia with a population of over 100 000 people standing on the bank of the river. Emajõgi and will celebrate its millennium in 2030.

Many city buildings were once made of wood, and a large part of the Old Town was burned in a fire in 1775, after which there were built houses of more durable materials. Most of the remaining wooden buildings were destroyed during the Second World War.

In Tartu, more than 20 museums and art galleries, including under the auspices of several departments of the University of Tartu. Some of them are worth a visit, while others are interesting only to specialists.

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Tartu Live Cam, Estonia – Raekoja plats

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Tartu – the city, the county center in Estonia, on the Emajõgi River, the second largest population after Tallinn.

Tartu is located in 185 km south-east of Tallinn, capital of Estonia. The city is situated on both banks of the Emajõgi 37 km from its confluence with the Peipus-Pskov lake system, the city stretches along the river at 9 km.

The Old Town is the main part of the historical and architectural monuments: the Town Hall (1789) in the style of early classicism, houses, church Jaan (XIV century), the main building of the University (1804-09). On the hill Toomemägi (in the park Toome) ruins of the Dome (Peter and Paul) Cathedral (XIII-XV centuries, the choral part in 1804-07 rebuilt in the university library, the museum now), the old anatomical theater (1803-05) and the Observatory.

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Tallinn Live Cam, Estonia

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Tallinn – the largest city and the capital of Estonia. Large passenger and cargo sea port. Tallinn is located in Northern Europe, on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, 80 kilometers from Helsinki. Geographically and culturally Tallinn is part of Northern Estonia.

Look Tallinn and his legends were formed by different peoples: for a thousand years, the city managed to get a lock in the hands of the Danes, Germans, Swedes and Russian. Until the first half of the 14th century the city belonged to the Danes, the Germans. Sold in 1346 Teutons, since the beginning of XV to the middle of XVI century, Revel is actively developing economic and, consequently, in the architectural and cultural plans.

Since 1561 – a new round of development of the city under the rule of Sweden. The structure of Russia entered Revel in 1710: unable to withstand the siege, which lasted one and a half months, citizens have raised the white flag and surrendered.

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