Lasila estate dates from the end of the 17th century. The current building was erected in 1862 in a romantic, neo-Gothic style. The interiors were restored in 1976. Embryologist Karl Ernst von Baer spent his early childhood at the manor house, which belonged to his paternal uncle, and a monument commemorating him stands in from of the building. Today, the manor is used as a school.

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Founded: 1862
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Jekaterina Tulupova (3 months ago)
Ilus koht, tasub vaatama minna. Tore koolipere. Aitäh ekskursiooni eest unustatud mõisade raames.
Pille-Riin Meltsas (10 months ago)
Nii väljast kui ka seest ilus ☺️
Aleksei Dubov (12 months ago)
Tagasihoidlik kuid ikka vapustav
Viljar Bauman (3 years ago)
Beautiful manor, nice historical experience.
Anatoly Ko (6 years ago)
Vahtra pst 17, Lasila, Rakvere vald Lääne-Virumaa 59.250857, 26.216094 ‎ 59° 15' 3.09", 26° 12' 57.94" Мыза Ласила была образована в 17 веке, когда произошло её отделение от мызы Вохнья. В начале 19 века мыза находилась во владении фон Баэров. Своё детство на мызы провёл биолог известный во всём мире, Карл Эрнст фон Баэр. Позже мыза принадлежала фон Унгерн-Штенбергам и фон Рентелнам. Последним владельцем мызы до национализации 1919 года был Эрнст фон Рентельн. В 1862 году был построен двухэтажный исторический господский дом из кирпича с несколькими башнями и небольшими башенками. В постройке дома прослеживаются как неоготические элементы, так и элементы стиля неоренессанс. Сейчас в здании находится общеобразовательная школа Ласила. Перед этим зданием находится большой пруд, в котором отражается само здание. Вокруг пруда, в основном, по другую сторону, расположены самые важные второстепенные постройки в перестроенном до неузнаваемости состоянии.
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