The estate was first mentioned in 1466. It has been associated with the Gilsens, von Rosens, von Zoeges, von Benckendorffs, von Krusensterns and von Uexküll-Güldenbandts. The ruins of a vassal castle destroyed during the Livonian War were reconstructed as a stately castle in the 17th to 18th centuries, which received its present form in 1790.

For many years, the manor was the home of a world famous explorer and mariner Adam Johann von Krusentern, who also passed away in Kiltsi. Since the 1920s, the manor houses a school. The building has been thoroughly restored starting in 2000.

the mansion can be rented for celebrating birthdays and weddings, organizing trainings and seminars, and in summer you have the opportunity to visit the mansion.

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Founded: 1784-1790
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Konstantin Tchadlin (3 years ago)
Одна из самых интересных и впечатляющих мыз в Эстонии. Фавмилтный закон Крузенштерна. Находится в двух километрах от станции Кильтси, можно добраться на автобусе до остановки Вао и пройти пешком 600 метров. Приятный спокойный сад, интересные мостики и умиротворяющий пруд не оставят вас равнодушными! В мызе можно провести своё мероприятие.
bussemusse (3 years ago)
Hieno kohde käydä tutustumassa.
Ulle Pihelgas (3 years ago)
Kaunis koht, alati korrastatud
Omar Saksing (3 years ago)
Mõis on korras, aga ümbruse korrasolek jätab soovida.
Ka Bo Chan (4 years ago)
Very beautiful place to visit
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