Tiananmen Square

Beijing China Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Tiananmen Square (Tian'an Men Square) is the massive city square in Beijing China.  Considered to be the heart of China's capital city, it is an important venue for military parades and other national events.

Tiananmen Square is the number one tourist destination for foreigners who are visiting Beijing.

Tiananmen Square in Beijing China
Tiananmen Square, Beijing China

There are five important buildings on the square, each of which is discussed in this section.  They are:

  1. Great Hall of the People (China's legislature)
  2. Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen Gate)
  3. Mao Zedong Mausoleum (Chairman Mao Memorial Hall)
  4. Zhengyangmen Gate
  5. National Museum of China

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