Malla manor traces its history back to 1443, when it is first recorder in written sources. During that time, there was a small castle at the site. Around 1620, the estate became the property of Swedish field marshal Gustav Horn. In 1651-1654, he commissioned architect Zakarias Hoffmann to erect a new manor house on the site. The house burnt down during the Great Northern War, and the current building received its appearance in the 1880's. The estate is now privately owned.

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Founded: 1880s
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Ergo Pottsepp (2 years ago)
Uue hullult optimistliku soomlase omanduses.
Alari Jüriöö (2 years ago)
Kui keegi mõisa korda teeks, siis oleks väga kena koht
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Hieno paikka ja odottaa remonttia.
Muuk Kivi (2 years ago)
Would be a beautiful mansion, but privately held and in a desparate need for renovation
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Все в процессе возрождения
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