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Tiananmen Square, Beijing

The Tiananmen Square is a large and historic public square in Beijing where Chairman Mao, the father of communism in China, declared the foundation of the People’s Republic on 1st October 1949.

The Tiananmen Square is a large and historic public square in Beijing where Chairman Mao, the father of communism in China, declared the foundation of the People’s Republic on 1st October 1949. One of the largest city squares in the world, it has the Tiananmen Gate (from which it gets its name), Monument to People’s Heroes, Great Hall of the People – meeting place of National People’s Congress, Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, and the National Museum of China, which traces the history of China from the Yuanmou Man of the Middle Pleistocene era to the end of the Qing Dynasty in the 20th century.

Guards in green-uniforms with red badges patrol the area to this day, as a throwback to the old iron-curtain communist regime. Today, the Square is widely associated with the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in 1989.


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About Tiananmen Square

 Beijing, China

Tiananmen Square and Nearby Sights on Map

Monument to the People's Heroes

The monument documents key events in modern Chinese history

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall

Mao's mausoleum

National Museum of China

The Chinese National Museum

Huge Museum, since it is free there are long lines

Qianmen

Built in 1419 as the front gate of the inner city wall

The Great Hall of the People

Seat of China's parliament and important political meetings

Tiananmen Gate

The Tiananmen Gate or Gate of Heavenly Peace is a symbol of China, dominating the northern end of the

Imperial City Art Museum

The Imperial City was the Manchu city that surrounded the Forbidden City during the Qing dynasty

Imperial Ancestral Temple

The Imperial Ancestral Temple is where sacrificial ceremonies were held to honor the imperial family's ancestors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties

National Centre for the Performing Arts