Glehn Castle

Tallinn, Estonia

The Glehn Castle or manor was established by Nikolai von Glehn on the northern part of the lands of his Jälgimäe Manor to become his new residence. The castle was completed in 1886 and was designed by himself. The castle is surrounded by a park with several buildings like palm house (1900–1910), observatory tower (1910) and sculptures Kalevipoeg (1908), Crocodile (1908), all of those designed by Glehn himself.

After Glehn emigrated to Germany in 1918 the castle was looted and fell into decline. In the 1960s, restoration of the building commenced. The renovated palace was inaugurated on the 24 March 1977.

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Founded: 1886
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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User Reviews

Tania Fløan (2 years ago)
We were in the basement. It was chill (super hot outside so it was nice), dark, and and great place to hang out. A bit far from the city
Karina Chanysheva (2 years ago)
Amazing small castle and a nice area for walking
Nina DM (2 years ago)
Nice party location - unfortunately with neighbors close to the Estate that will feel bothered and call the police past 12.
Valentyna Telnova (2 years ago)
The place was not as much impressive as the way we got there and nature around. Beautiful park on the hill, fresh air and lots of positive emotions. Very nice hiking route for family weekend adventure.
Johannes Ebert (2 years ago)
????? I went to this place in winter and it was closed. And I went there to make a few pictures and felt this building really amazing. A castle with an old history and quite famous here in that Region. Would def. Go there in opening times, to be able to enter the inner area I could see from the outside. Beautiful place today with many snowflakes. ???
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