Väimela Manor

Võru, Estonia

The Väimela manor originates from the 16th century and belonged to von Richters and von Loewens for a long time. The stylish Classicist manor complex originates from the beginning of the 19th century. Now it belongs to a vocational school. The originally one-storey main building was turned into a two-storey one in the 20th century.

A kilometre from the centre of the estate, there is the cemetery chapel of the von Loewens (now in ruins), which resembles a small Neo-Roman Orthodox church.

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Founded: 19th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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