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Famous Rococo Buildings

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List of famous buildings in the Rococo movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Rococo buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Rococo structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Rococo buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Dolmabahçe Palace and Catherine Palace.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Rococo buildings?" and "What do Rococo buildings look like?"
  • Amalienborg is the winter home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It consists of four identical classical palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard; in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's founder, King Frederick V. Amalienborg is situated at an elevation of three meters. Amalienborg was originally built for four noble families; however, when Christiansborg Palace burned on 26 February 1794, the royal family bought the palaces and moved in. Over the years various kings and their families have resided in the four different palaces....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1760
    • City/Town: Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Architect: Nicolai Eigtved
    • Created By: Nicolai Eigtved
    • Style: Rococo
    • Building Function: Palace
  • The Amalienburg is an elaborate hunting lodge in the grounds of Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, southern Germany. It was constructed in 1734-1739 by François de Cuvilliés, in Rococo style, for the later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII and his wife, Maria Amalia of Austria....  more
    • City/Town: Bavaria, Germany
    • Architect: François de Cuvilliés
    • Created By: François de Cuvilliés
    • Style: Rococo
  • St. Johann Nepomuk, better known as the Asam Church is a church in Munich, southern Germany, built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers Egid Quirin Asam and Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. Due to resistance of the citizens, the brothers were forced to make the church accessible to the public. The church is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the main representatives of the southern German Late Baroque....  more
    • City/Town: Bavaria, Germany
    • Style: Rococo
    • Building Function: Church
  • The Branicki Palace is an 18th-century magnate's mansion in Warsaw, Poland. It is located at the junction of Podwale and Miodowa Streets....  more
    • City/Town: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
    • Style: Rococo
    • Building Function: Palace