Harjun Hovi Manor

The history of Harju dates back to the 18th century, during the era of the Russian Empress Catherine the Great. Nestled in Virolahti, this idyllic mansion estate provides a full-service center for a variety of events. The magnificent 200-year-old main building of Harju Manor is perfect for small meetings and other occasions. Kiessi loft offers a rural romantic space for unforgettable summer events.

Explore the Horse-drawn vehicle museum Kiessi, showcasing around a hundred horse-drawn vehicles from plows to racing carts. Tailor a memorable experience with meeting rooms, accommodation, and activities like hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing. The Harju Learning Centre offers vocational training in horse, horticulture, agriculture, forestry, nature, and the environment.

Harju is a nationally significant cultural environment, featuring a beautiful park surrounding the manor. The park, designed by Heikki Laaksonen, includes a large water feature. Harju played a crucial role in the construction of the Salpa Line, visible in the defense structures, including two concrete bunkers near the manor. Visit year-round to explore the area’s history and enjoy guided tours upon request. Harju Hovi offers spacious and stylish accommodation in historical wooden houses.