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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Ivar Avi (2 years ago)
Great atmosphere and medieval feeling. Good place to party.
Ahmed Abrar (2 years ago)
Beautiful place to visit. Lots of nature and green in the summer. They are really Bea in the winter with ice skating, slides, and activities. Sports arena is really cool to visit, just pay 5 Euro if you want to use the swimming pool, hot tubs. Cool Cafe in the sports arena. Awesome for jogging and exercise in the summer.
Bronley Gover (2 years ago)
Old castle set in the woods. We didn't go inside, but there is a nature reserve a few meters away which your can hike through.
Florian Reiter (2 years ago)
It's really small but still worth a visit, because there's a nicevon the park closeby
HELEN (2 years ago)
Nice and old house, beautiful nature around the house
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