The Priory – the only preserved in the Russian architectural structure built mainly by zemlebita technology
This technology built palace walls, fence, construction Pridvortsovy.. Retaining wall made of famous stone pudostskogo, Gatchina which many buildings were laid out. Palace Tower is built of stone paritskogo.
Priory Located in the south-eastern shore of the Black Lake. The park, which is a lake, later also became known as “the Priory” (before that it was called “Small Menagerie”).
Monastic character is emphasized austere interiors. Priory also resembles a medieval castle. Some parts of the palace are typical of the classical style. This horizontal division of the facades, ceilings – the main decoration of the palace premises.