The estate founded at the beginning of the 16th century was properly finished in the middle of the 19th century while owned by the von Oettingen family. The stately Late-Classical main building was completed on the estate in 1853, and now houses a vocational school.

At a distance of 2.5 km from the manor, you can find the family cemetery of the von Oettingens with a Neo-Gothic funeral chapel (1890s).

Reference: Estonian Manors

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Founded: 1853
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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