Ahja Manor

Ahja, Estonia

The manor of Ahja was first mentioned in 1553. The current two-storey, Baroque style main building was erected in 1749 by Guillemot de Villebois. Later, the manor belonged to the von Lipharts, von Löwis of Menars and von Brasches. In 1929-97, the building housed a local school. About a kilometre from the manor's centre is a chapel (with a beautiful Neo-Renaissance portal) and family graveyard of the von Brasche's family.

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Tartu mnt 14-16, Ahja, Estonia
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Founded: 1749
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Oma Nimi (2 years ago)
I moved past the park. Did not enter. Thank you.
Uncle Marine (2 years ago)
A very beautiful manor that could do with a few repairs and restore it to its old good condition, the finance minister could squeeze a bit on this place and still get something from the house. #teahouse
Heinar Krill (2 years ago)
Otherwise a very beautiful manor house, but yes take it away and do a hotel or whatever. You can't see a host who cares about such a beautiful building that is unique. This mansion must be restored to damage if it breaks down. It would take a donation to renovate the manor or state money to restore it to what it once was. It wouldn't all take my life if I didn't do the construction myself.
Alo Lember (2 years ago)
Nice manor park and ponds. The manor house is in a rather poor condition.
Kalev Prt (3 years ago)
The beautiful manor house, unfortunately, was missed, a swimming area and a park tip top
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