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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Monica Tähe (13 months ago)
A lovely cozy spot for smaller events
Urmas Ojala (2 years ago)
The Põlva rural municipality government, in its handicap and ineptitude, guided by political party ambitions, lets the building fall apart
Kris Mustonen (2 years ago)
The surroundings of the manor are very beautiful. Park and its surroundings are very well maintained
Marko Udumäika (2 years ago)
Fresh air
Jüri Filin (3 years ago)
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