The main building of Tartu Observatory.
Tõravere is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Nõo Parish, Tartu County, in southern Estonia. It's located about 5 km northeast of the town of Elva and about 20 km southwest of the city of Tartu. Tõravere has a population of 289 (as of 1 January 2012).
Tõravere is best known as the location of Estonian biggest professional astronomical science centre Tartu Observatory.
Tõravere was first mentioned in 1582 as Terrawera.
Estonian biggest telescope inside the observatory.
- Nõo Parish (Estonian)
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