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The Pavilion is an unconstructable building in Age of Empires II. Like Houses, Pavilions provide five population. They appear in some campaigns and are available in the Scenario Editor (under the Other tab). There are three separate types of Pavilion, different in appearance.

Some technology upgrades apply to Pavilions, as they serve the same function as Houses.

Campaign appearances[]

Pavilions appear in the following campaign scenarios. (Note: only includes The Age of Kings and The Conquerors campaigns)

Joan of Arc[]



Attila the Hun[]

El Cid[]


  • The Battle of the Frigidus: There are Pavilions in every camp except for Stilicho's camp.
  • Razing Hellas: There are Pavilions inside of the starting Goth camp. There are also some comprising a small Byzantine camp in the center of the map, and some more in northwest Byzantine base.
  • The Belly of the Beast: Several Pavilions are controlled by Goths in the starting area. Some more are present on the island leading to Ravenna.
  • The Giant Falls: There are Pavilions inside of all three Gothic encampments. There are also Pavilions inside of the northeastern garrison by the edge of the map.
  • A Kingdom of Our Own: The Roman army and Sarus's Goths control Pavilions inside of their camps.

Vlad Dracula[]



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Unconstructable buildings in Age of Empires II
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