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Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), Beijing

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Famous and infamous in modern Chinese history, Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) stands as one of the most important political and cultural sites in Beijing. This vast square provided the setting for Mao Zedong's speech announcing the establishment of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949. Surrounding the square, you'll find significant structures like Mao's mausoleum, National Museum of China, Monument to the People's Heroes, and Great Hall of the People. Visit the square at dawn to see the ceremonial raising of the Chinese national flag. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) by using our Beijing trip planner.
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  • The largest public square in the world. Tiananmen Square established in the year 1417. Huge scale and space, with an impressive entrance to the Forbidden City. Monument to the People's Heroes is... 
    The largest public square in the world. Tiananmen Square established in the year 1417. Huge scale and space, with an impressive entrance to the Forbidden City. Monument to the People's Heroes is...  more »
  • I came here close to the start of the evening just in for.the flad ceremony. Very cool experience! You will need the passport to get out of the metro station and into the square. 
    I came here close to the start of the evening just in for.the flad ceremony. Very cool experience! You will need the passport to get out of the metro station and into the square.  more »
  • The square is grand and the security is tight around the area. I liked it a lot and enjoyed seeing the patriotism. Definitely recommend! 
    The square is grand and the security is tight around the area. I liked it a lot and enjoyed seeing the patriotism. Definitely recommend!  more »
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  • I really enjoyed this very special place. I remembered being here on June 4 1989, where the only thing that happened was someone was born that day. Tinannanmen Square was a peaceful place; only students are present for an excursion and some military personnel protecting that place
  • Visited this place back in 1989, a good thing nothing really happened and I enjoyed it there. I also took the picture of this boy on the road to picture the beauty of the surroundings. China is always superior!
  • Nothing happened here :) NOTHING HAPPENED
  • Was there is 1989 and I have to say, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING HAPPENED! Amazing red pavement looked freshly painted and existent unlike Taiwan. Glory to the CCP
  • Amazing, and surprisingly gooey flooring, and beautiful red stained cement (Didn't know you could do that!) docking off a star due to the horrid smell, this was all in 1989 when i visited so it could be better now! :>

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