Oranienbaum Palace was built for the wife of the Princeof Anhalt-Dessau, the Dutch Princess Henriette Catherine of Orange-Nassau, inher native style of Dutch Baroque at the end of the XVII century. Today thepalace is undergoing restoration and will become a museum. A small part of thebuilding is available for viewing. Pottery, furniture, paintings, leatherwallpaper typical of the baroque, and Delft tiles are on display there.
In 1812, agreenhouse – Europe’s longest of the time -was built in the palace park. Citrusesare still growing in it. The palace park was originally Baroque, but then itwas turned into an English landscape park in the Chinese style, with pagoda, a teahouse and bridges.