The Anrep memorial on Kärstna Kabelimägi (the Chapel Hill)

KABELIMÄE, Kannuküla, Viljandi vald, Viljandi maakond

View on map

The Kärstna Lion is one of the most beautiful classicist pieces of art, found in Estonia - a giant cast iron lion, its head with magnificent mane resting on paws, is taking a rest on a huge rock.
It was ordered back in 1844 by the son of Reinhold von Anrep, Lieutenant General Joseph von Anrep, to be erected next to his home manor. Good to know: ·General Reinhold von Anrep emerged from the Battle of Austerlitz as a Lieutenant General and was killed in action in 1807. ·The sculpture was modelled by a German sculptor, Christian Daniel Rauch.

Times and prices
Open all year round

24 hours

Features and amenities
Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Coordinates
View on map
Check out other services offered by this provider
Places nearby
View on map
Newsletter Newsletter