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Kernu Manor
Kernu Manor
Kernu is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°08′N 24°30′E / 59.133°N 24.500°E / 59.133; 24.500Coordinates: 59°08′N 24°30′E / 59.133°N 24.500°E / 59.133; 24.500
Country  Estonia
County Harju County
Parish Kernu Parish
 • Total 174,7 km2 (675 sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kernu is a village in Kernu Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia. It is located in the southwestern part of Harju County and is a neighour to Saue, Keila, Vasalemma and Nissi parish in Harju County and Kohila, Rapla and Märjamaa parish in Rapla County.

Kernu Manor[edit]

Kernu estate was established in 1637. The current building owes its stately neoclassical appearance to a thorough renovation executed 1810-1813, possibly by the designs of renowned Helsinki architect Carl Ludvig Engel. The front façade is dominated by a richly decorated portico, while the side facing the park displays a 4-column half rotunda, unique in Estonian architecture.[1][2]


  1. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 48. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  2. ^ Viirand, Tiiu (2004). Estonia. Cultural Tourism. Kunst Publishers. p. 47. ISBN 9949-407-18-4. 

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