The Garden Guide


In medieval gardens a gloriette was a summerhouse, often in the woods near a castle. It might be used by the ladies to take a meal while watching a hunt.<a href="/history_theory/garden_books/ml_gothein_history_garden_art_design/belvedere_schloss_hof_schonbrunn_mirabell#Gloriette">Example 1: Belvedere Schwarzenberg Liechtenstein Schloss Hof Schonbrunn Mirabell</a>, <a href="/history_theory/garden_books/ml_gothein_history_garden_art_design/german_taste#Gloriette">Example 2: Germany taste in the nineteenth century</a>