Kernu Manor

Harjumaa, Estonia

Kernu estate was established in 1637. The current building owes its stately neoclassical appearance to a thorough renovation executed 1810-1813, possibly by the designs of renowned Helsinki architect Carl Ludvig Engel. The front façade is dominated by a richly decorated portico, while the side facing the park displays a 4-column half rotunda, unique in Estonian architecture. A care home has been operating in the building since the 1920s.

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407, Harjumaa, Estonia
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Founded: 1810-1813
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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en.wikipedia.org
www.mois.ee

Rating

4.7/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Aleksei Jamkin (13 months ago)
stayed for night at winter. friendly and helpful staff, rooms were clean and comfortable, small but cozy spa area. decent breakfast.
Rene Mitt (2 years ago)
Romantic, friendly, and I really recommend to visit. Food delicious
Harri Bendi (2 years ago)
[ Park ] ??? Trees make it feel like high semi-transparent ceilings. Leaves form green curtains from above. Apple trees are pruned, making walkthroughs a breeze ????‍♂️??. Playgrounds for kids. They are happy with ample space, grass, bushes and trees anyways. Enough for hide and seek. ?‍♀️?‍♂️?? Interesting tent-like formation from branches. BEWARE! Ticks are ready on grass. Check your feet and calves every 2-3 min. Those sickheads climb fast. ??? [ Birds ] ??? Swallows catch their invertebrate pray mid-air at high speed and high sound. They must love accomplishments that fill their belly. Storks stare at you on chimney. They know their limits. They like it high. When solitary, they bend their necks backwards and make 'klak-klak-klak' sound. Beware as it might echo, giving false signals of apparent monsters inhabiting the area, especially in dark ? ????. Hawks lurk the area. They seem to irritate wild black ducks taking refuge in nearly dried big pond. [ Pond ] ?️ Collection of undead amphibian plants. Part of human-directed project to clean mud from the bottom of the pond. Apart from some water, there are no mountains as depicted by emoji. [ Manor ] ?️ Pillars front and back. Symmetric as usual for homes of higher-ups of 19th century. Imagine waking up, opening curtains, seeing sunrise over pond in mist ??️?, sunrays beautifying the scene. .. As day has gone by, you go to your windows, last nature time before world of dreams takes. You gaze at the park, in sunset, to remind yourself of nature: oh, so almighty, so grandiose, so awe inspiring.
Birgit Joonas (2 years ago)
Manor and rooms are beautiful. House is very relaxing. Breakfast was a little poor. Spa is ok.
Fra Ma (2 years ago)
A fantastic experience! The management did a remarkable job to make us feel comfortable and the place is absolutely magic for a relaxing retreat. The SPA is not large but it's extremely well thought through to the small details. The restaurant has also a delicious menu that we really enjoyed. We'll be back!
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