People's Assembly Hall, Chongqing

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Taking inspiration from the architectural flair of both the Ming and Qing dynasties, People's Assembly Hall stands 55 m (180 ft) high, topped with a three-tiered jade dome. Completed in 1954, the grandiose auditorium was commissioned to accommodate both domestic and foreign guests. Take a stroll around the picturesque paved grounds, furnished by abundant trees, shrubs, and flowerbeds. If the weather permits, consider breaking for a picnic and some people-watching. At night vibrant light illuminates the hall. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to People's Assembly Hall and many more Chongqing attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Chongqing vacation planner.
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  • July 22, 2017
    I am not entering inside the Hall, but the square and the building itself are quite magnificent. To visit to see a specimen of refined modern Chinese architecture.
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  • July 22, 2017
    This building is beautiful from the outside. Built in the 1950's it incorporates modern and ancient Chinese architecture designs. However, the inside leaves much to be desired and I would not recommen...  more »
  • June 23, 2017
    Unique and sepcial site in dowtown, one of those landmarks of this city, a must see for most travalers new in town  more »

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