Tõstamaa Manor

Tõstamaa, Estonia

Tõstamaa Manor was first mentioned in 1553 as Testama, when it belonged to the Bishop of Ösel–Wiek. Lated the owners have been the Kursells, Helmersens and Staël von Holsteins. The Early-Classical two-storey main building was built in 1804. During a renovation in 1997, several original painted ceilings were uncovered. The manor was dispossessed in 1919 and since 1921 a local school (Tõstamaa Keskkool) is operating in the main building. The most famous inhabitant of the manor is probably Alexander von Staël-Holstein, who grew up and spent his childhood at the manor.

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Founded: 1804
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Ivan Kuchin (8 months ago)
Nice place. There is a school now but also works as a museum.
Kristjan Volt (2 years ago)
Very interesting place to visit!
Aivo Sihvart (3 years ago)
There is a lot of energy.There is a trees with powerful energy.And thete is a manor what kind of belongs to baron won mynninhausen,i hope everyon had heard on stupid baron why has flying to the moon with a cannonball
Andre Birch (3 years ago)
Very good manor.
A W (3 years ago)
This manor is used as a school. It is very interesting to witness how beautiful and very well equipped a school far from the capital can be in Estonia.
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