Kabala Manor

Kabala, Estonia

Kabala (Kabbal) became an independent manorial estate in 1638. It has belonged to several different Baltic German families. The present house was erected around 1770 when Hans Georg von Uexküll was the landowner, in a late baroque style. Later on, the estate belonged to the von Lipharts and von Vietinghoffs, with the latter established their burial site and Neo-Gothic funeral chapel (in ruins) 3 km from the centre of the manor. Since 1923, a school has been located in the main building of the manor house.

The building still contains some very fine examples of original baroque and rococo interiors. These include two fine tiled stoves as well as stucco decorations, some of them possibly executed by master stucco craftsman Johann Michael Graff, who is famous for his extraordinary work at Rundāle Palace in Latvia. In the 19th century, further additions to the interior were made, such as the study with its richly carved and decorated wainscoting, neo-baroque stoves and stair balusters.



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Pargi 2, Kabala, Estonia
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Founded: ca. 1770
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)


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Leonid Romanov (7 months ago)
A wonderful place to study. Many of the estate's buildings are in very good condition. “The Kabala manor (German: Kabbal) was built in the first half of the 17th century. The two-story main building of the estate was built in the style of early classicism in 1774. In 1923, a school began operating in the manor building, which is still located there today. There is a singing stage in the park behind the main building. A number of stylistic early classicist and classicist outbuildings have been preserved - a barn, a governor's house, etc."
Siil Metsast (12 months ago)
The manor and its surroundings could be better.
R. Savi (12 months ago)
I want there with my school it was fun and beautiful.
Ly Must (2 years ago)
Very beautiful place
Andrus Must (3 years ago)
Very practical children's playground and adventure park.
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