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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