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Tiananmen Gate, Beijing

The Tiananmen Gate or Gate of Heavenly Peace is a symbol of China, dominating the northern end of the Tiananmen Square with a large portrait of Chairman Mao.

The Tiananmen Gate or Gate of Heavenly Peace is a symbol of China, dominating the northern end of the Tiananmen Square with a large portrait of Chairman Mao. Standing in front of the Forbidden City, the 66 metre long, 37 metre wide and 32 metre high gate has imperial roof decorations, with 2 stone lions guarding it from the front, warding off evil. There are huabiao (ornamental columns) depicting dragons and phoenixes, and 7 white marble bridges on the Jinshuihe (Golden River) in the front of the tower.


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About Tiananmen Gate

 Beijing, China

Tiananmen Gate and Nearby Sights on Map

Imperial City Art Museum

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

Wan Fung Art Gallery

Worth a peek if you're in the area

National Museum of China

The Chinese National Museum

Huge Museum, since it is free there are long lines

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

Wangfujing

Tiananmen Square

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

Legation Quarter

Once famous in the Boxer Rebellion, the legation quarter is now occupied by government offices and army offices but can still be seen from outside

CourtYard Gallery

Founded in 1996

Monument to the People's Heroes

The monument documents key events in modern Chinese history