Vuojoki Mansion

Eurajoki, Finland

The manor house of Vuojoki is one of the most beautiful empire mansions in Finland. Vuojoki is mentioned in historical documents in the 16th century. First manor was established in 1626 by Gottfrid von Falkenberg.

Vuojoki Mansion did not really flourish until the 1830s, when captain Lars Magnus Björkman (ennobled in 1834 Björkenheim) bought it. Lars Magnus Björkenheim built the current buildings and drafted an ambitious greenhouse and garden plan. "Vuojoki Castle", as people called the Mansion that time, completed in 1836. It used to be the second biggest manor in Finland. The main building, two annexes and the greenhouse, Orangerie, were designed by C.L. Engel.

Vuojoki manor is owned by the municipality since 1934. Today it’s open to the public, a permanent exhibition about history and guided tours are available. The mansion provides also conference and restaurant services.

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Founded: 1836
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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www.muuka.com
www.vuojoki.fi

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User Reviews

Andrzej Tarasiuk (2 years ago)
The place has a lot of potential. Beautiful grounds, great building and gallery. Lunch was underwhelming.
Pirkko Piirainen (3 years ago)
Vwry beautiful manor worth visiting. Check the openimg hours
Kai Löf (3 years ago)
Just walked outside this time. Garden and the buildings with surroundings were very nice.
luke_power (4 years ago)
Very nice place to See. One of very seldom big palaces in Satakunta, placed near Eurajoki. Near is very lovely River with fantastic bridge. If you are close this place, you have to visit, its Worth to See and take few good Pictures. Rare building, rare countryside. Just come and look?
Ville Ekman (4 years ago)
Massive, beautiful empire-style main building
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