Chinese palace (Oranienbaum, Russia). The private dacha of Empress Catherine II. (1762-1774, Architect: Antonio Rinaldi). This ensemble is situated in the Upper Park (Architect: Antonio Rinaldi). It consists of:
the Chinese Palace, constructed in the Rococo style (1762-1768),
the Sliding Hill Pavilion.
It was a private residence of Empress Catherine II, intended for visiting by a selected circle of close acquaintance and for diplomatic receptions.