Tianan'men Square

Tianan'men Square

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Tianan'men Square

Introduction: IntroductionTianan'men Square located in the center of Beijing city, Tian’anmen Square,th..

Tickets:Tiananmen square fee and opening hoursAdmission: freeOpening hours 5:00-22:00

Travel Tips:TipsTo mount Tian’anmen Rostrum, bag depositing and safety checking are needed. There is corr..

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Tianan'men Square Introduction

Tianan'men Square located in the center of Beijing city, Tian’anmen Square,the biggest square in the world, occupies an area of 500,000 square meters.The construction history of People’s Republic of China was first written here Because it is several hours older than PRC. O­n  September 30th, 1949, the eve of the ceremony, Chairman Mao Zedong led o­n all the members of the committee of Chinese Political Consultative Conference to Tian’anmen square and buried the first footstone of The Monument to the People’s Heroes.
According to Chinese traditional ideology, monument should face South just as the building. But former premier Zhou Enlai gave advice to the architect that it should face Tian’anmen and Chang’an street. Because most people enter the square from the north part. Architects accepted his advice. People are the creators of history. Architects wrote the miracle that completes the building of the Great Hall of the People in ten months at the 10th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The entire world was amazed at it. They painted more beautiful pictures with their most beautiful paintbrush. The reconstruction of the square of 159,600 square meters is built by the sweat, wisdom and passion of the constructors and architects in 241 days.In the west part of the square stands the Great Hall of the People, and it is also the offices for the standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. East of the square lay the Museum of Chinese History and the Museum of the Chinese Revolution. In the center, the Monument to the People’s Heroes stands. Chairman Mao’s Memorial Hall was built at the southern end of the square after he passed away in 1976.

Tianan'men Square Features

The great Tian’anmen Rostrum is o­n the north of the square, and it was built o­n the axle line running from north to south. It is 33.7 meters in height, and the main gate of the former Imperial City in Ming & Qing Dynasty. o­n October 1st, 1949, Chairman Mao Zedong raised the first five-star red flag (the national flag of China). From then o­n, The Tian’anmen Rostrum became the symbol of state political power. You can get to The Palace Museum through the gate of Tian’anmen Rostrum. You can mount o­n the tower by taking a ticket. The May 4th Movement and the December 9th Movement against the Japanese aggression and Chiang Kai-shek’s policy of non-resistance broke out in Tian’anmen square, Beijing. o­n October 1st, 1949, the well-known ceremony of the founding of the People’s Republic of China was held here. Tian’anmen square in his magnificent appearance attracts millions of foreign and domestic tourists.
The main spots around Tian’anmen square includes the Front Gate Tower, Arrow Tower, Qianmen-Dashilan-Liulichang area, The Palace Museum, Zhongshan Park, Working people’s cultural Palace, the Museum of Chinese History and the Museum of Chinese Revolution, The Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, and the Monument to the People’s Heroes etc.Flag Raising Ceremony has become an important scene of Beijing.

Tianan'men Square Tickets

Tiananmen square fee and opening hours
Admission: free
Opening hours 5:00-22:00

Tianan'men Square Transporation

Subway Line 1 to the east or west of Tian’anmen
Taking the tourism line 1 and 5 and get off at Qianmen station
Take the special line 1,2,4,7 and No. 、2、4、5、7、8、9、10、11、17、20、22、31、34、37、44、48、52、53、54、59、110、120、205、329 branch、329、509、703、726、728、729、742、744、784、803、808、819、820、821、826 branch、826、848、859、922 and get off at Qianmen station or Tian’anmen Station.

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