Chinoiserie refers to a recurring theme in European artistic styles since the 17th century, which reflects Chinese art and is characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary China.
- Aranjuez Chinese Kiosks of the Prince's Garden & tile panels
- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe mock Chinese village known as Mulang, with its pagoda and pavilions (AB ev)
- Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust Der Schloss Chinese von Schloss Augustusburg Link
- Drottningholm (Chinese Pavilion 1753)
- Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz (Pagoda at Oranienbaum 1797)
- Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz Pagoda in the castle park
- Graz 3 rooms in Schloss Eggenberg
- Karlskrona Skarva: the "Chinese room" is equipped with about 100 Chinese drawings (nom file)
- Kew Gardens (Pagoda - 1762)
- Potsdam (Chinese House 1755-64)
- Schönbrunn Vieux-Laque Room, Blue Chinese Salon and Chinese Round and Oval Cabinets
- St. Petersburg Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)- part of St Petersburg - has a Chinese Village and a Creaking Pagoda
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