The Cast-Iron Gazebo, sitting near the Green Bridge in the Catherine Park, is one of the nine gazebos planned as the park’s embellishments in the late 1760s.
It was made at the Sestroretsk Arms Factory and is currently of great interest as an example of the high level of artistic casting in Russia at the time, and of the diversity of decoration methods used by architects in parks and gardens. Its fractured roof, slightly curved out at the eaves, rests on eight grounded octagonal cast-iron pillars.
The marbleized wooden seats replace the original marble ones which have not survived. The gray marble inset on the ceiling used to have a painting on it.
The gazebo was restored for the Tsarskoe Selo Tercentenary in 2010.