Aruküla Manor

Koeru, Estonia

Aruküla manor (Arroküll) evolved into an independent estate in the 17th century. The manor house seen today was built in 1782-1789, but suffered damage in a fire around 1800 and was subsequently rebuilt in a typical St. Petersburg-style Neoclassicism, with details such as decorative stucco laurel wreaths and a wrought-iron fence surrounding the manor park.

Russian general Karl Wilhelm von Toll, mentioned by Tolstoy in his epic "War and Peace", lived on Aruküla manor and is buried in a chapel on the grounds.

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Paide tee 18, Koeru, Estonia
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Founded: 1782-1789
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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lenne mölder (8 months ago)
The school where I started school.
Arnold Rutto (Apsny) (9 months ago)
Aruküla manor was a knight's manor in Koeru parish in Järva County. Nowadays, the manor is located in the territory of Järva municipality in Järva county, 1 km from Koeru, Koeru Mary Magdalene Church. Aruküla manor (Arroküll in German) was built in the first half of the 17th century. In addition to the classicist main building (built in the 1830s), the manor ensemble includes a government building, a cellar and a classicist well house (on the square in front of the main building). The main building, the well house, the park surrounding the main building and the chapel of the Tolli family 0.5 km south of the mansion are protected. The school has been located in the main building since 1920. Currently, there is a primary school section of Koeru Secondary School and Koeru Music School. The school belongs to the Järva County Manor School Association. The school also uses the government building
Arvo Liivlaid (2 years ago)
Open manor days require enthusiastic people and there is no shortage of them.
Sandbox Master (2 years ago)
Nice kool
Gert Treial (3 years ago)
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