Tiananmen Square is located at the center of Beijing City ,880 meters long from north to south and 500 meters wide from east to west .It is the largest city center square in the world.It can hold half a million people for public gatherings. A place for celebrations during important festive occasions ,such as National Day on October 1st, and some important state celebrations.
Tiananmen Square attracts millions of people from all over the world every year ,where you can visit Tiananmen Tower, the Great Hall of the people, The National Museum,The Monument to the People's Heroes,Chairman Mao's Mausoleum. It is the must place to visit in Beijing City.
It was first built in 1420 and served as the main entrance to the former Imperial City, also was the place where the important state ceremonies took place . Tian’anmen is a symbol of new China. On October 1st 1949, our late Chairmen Mao proclaimed to the whole world the founding of the People’s Republic of China .There are two sloganson each side , one is: “Long Live the People’s Republic of China”, the other one is : “Long live the Great Unity of the People’s of the world ”
The Great Hall of the People
The Great Hall of the People is located on the west side of Tian’anmen Square .The building consists of three parts : The Grand Auditorium ; the Banquet Hall ; The offices . The Great Hall is the place for holding national conferences and entertaining the state leaders and foreigner leaders .
Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum
Charimen Mao’s Mausoleum was built to commemorate? the great men , Chairmen Mao ,the founder of the People’ Republic of China .who was born on December 26th? 1893,and passed away in Beijing on September 9th ,1976,at the age of 83.Now thousands of people from all over world visit the Mausoleum and pay respects to the Remains of Chairman Mao.
The Monument to the People’s Heroes
the Monument was built to commemorate the people’s heroes who laid down their lives in the course of the Chinese revolution and the Chinese liberation. On the front side of the monument , there is an engraved inscription in Chinese characters written by our late Chairmen Mao.
Entrance ticket : Free for visiting Square
15RMB for visiting Tiananmen Tower
Opening Hours : Flag-rising Time ----Flag-lowering Time
Recommended Time for a Visit: haft an hour