History

Guest house Skulte Manor is one of the baroque ensemble buildings of former Skulte Manor, it is a cultural and historical object.

In 1739, burgomaster of Riga Johann von Schultzen built the first complex of baroque-styled buildings in Vidzeme to become a landlord. Former Skulte Manor ensemble consisted of manor house, barn, stable, granary, coach-house, buildings for farmhands, family and steward. Manor house was destroyed in 1910. In Soviet times, a dairy was established in the steward’s house, but in other buildings – machine-shops and a mill.

A. Kļavis offers an exciting novel about the history of Skulte Manor through centuries in his book “The Fool of Adiaminde” (“Adiamindes āksts”).

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