Behind the Town Hall, Lossi climbs Cathedral Hill, a pleasant park with the remains of the red-brick Cathedral at the top, housing the University History Museum. Built by the Knights of the Sword in the thirteenth century, it boasts the best view of Tartu from the rooftop terrace. Nearby is the Sacrifice Stone left over from Estonia’s pagan past; students now burn their lecture notes on it after the exams. Behind the stone you’ll find Kissing Hill, where newlywed grooms carry their brides.

 

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