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Introduction: IntroductionThe Zhengyangmen, also called Qianmen. It stands at the south end of the Tiananmen..

Tickets:Zhengyangmen fee and opening hoursAdmission 10yuan, 5yuan/student, 20yuan in busy season, free..

Travel Tips:Tips1.Please protect facilities in the resort and keep the environment and do not leave rubbis..

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Qianmen Introduction

The Zhengyangmen, also called Qianmen. It stands at the south end of the Tiananmen Square precinct, and was formerly the front gate of the Imperial City, a part of the ancient city of Beijing.The Qianmen archery tower in BeijingFirst built in 1419, the gateway consisted of a gatehouse proper and an archery tower, which forms a large barbican. Today the archery tower and the gatehouse survive - though not in the form originally built. The present gates date from 1914 and incorporate modern design elements suggested by German advisors. At 42 metres high, the gatehouse was, and is, the tallest among all of the gates of Beijing.

Qianmen Features

After the Communist victory in 1949, the gate complex was occupied by the Beijing garrison of the People's Liberation Army. The military vacated the gate in 1980.Behind (that is, to the North of) the Qianmen o­nce stood the Gate of China, followed by the present Tiananmen, and the Meridian Gate, which is the front entrance to the Forbidden City.Because of its grandeur and unique design, the Qianmen was long seen as the symbol of old Beijing.

Qianmen Tickets

Zhengyangmen fee and opening hours
Admission 10yuan, 5yuan/student, 20yuan in busy season, free for middle school students
Opening hours 8:30-16:00

Qianmen Transporation

Bus 2、5、7、17、22、34、44、48、53、54、110、120、509、726、729、744、784、803、808、819、820、821、826、859 or subway line1

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