Next to the Town Hall Square is an interesting architectural structure, the Falling house. The building is tilted immediately after construction, but local residents have decided not to destroy it. Now the construction is carefully tended and restored. In a couple of minutes’ walk from the Falling house there is the Museum of Modern Art, which regularly hosts cultural events of different formats. The exposition of this popular museum changes several times in a month; works of beginning artists and photographers are shown and various presentations and competitions are held here.
Not far from the center of the historic district is the most important religious landmark, the St. John's Church. It is amazingly beautiful building made in a unique architectural style and featuring luxurious interior decoration. As many years ago, main ornaments of the church are exquisite terracotta statues. According to historical data, initially there were about two thousand statues, but after a century only several graceful figures have survived.
The Tartu Toy Museum is the only one of its kind in Baltics. It would be interesting for both youngest guests of the city and their parents. A walk up the Toome Hill (Toomemagi) is very popular among fans of natural attractions. It is home to several prominent attractions such as the Dome Cathedral and the Museum of the University of Tartu.