Désert de Retz, built 1777-1782 by François Nicolas Henri Racine de Monville st in the Forêt de Marly at Chambourcy

the gate

the Tartar tent

the open-air theatre

The Temple of Pan

Le Petit Autel Presque Ruiné

the Colonne brisée

the cracks are glass windows!

the staircase once wrapped around a tree!

The Pyramid Icehouse

 The Church of Saint-Jacques Christophe

The entrance to the Temple of Repose with walls formed by trees and hedges that are now since gone.