This grand manor house was erected in 1818, and offers a good example of the neoclassical architecture of that time. During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, the building was used as an orphanage until its eventual closure in 1994.
I visited this prison with Lauris and Alex while on our 8 day road trip around Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. In 1828, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia commissioned the construction of a prison near Tallinn on the Estonian coast. It was completed in 1840 and remained in use until 2004, a potent symbol of t