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Built in the Soviet neoclassical style, this imposing building on Tiananmen Square is where the People’s Congress meets and other important government and diplomatic meetings take place.
West of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100017, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang) - The Great hall is such a great historical place of immense importance.

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This building is fairly large and full of stately rooms. If you only have a short time in Beijing I’d skip it but if you’re in Tiananmen Square and have time to spare it is quite an interesting site to see. It also had free...More

Thank LynsFrostee
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Located just near Tain'anmen Square, this imposing building is worth a quick stop to view from the exterior. There is nothing outstanding about the design, but what makes it impressive is the general feel of power and dominance where it is set among other buildings...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Great Hall of the People is another structure on the western edge of Tian'anmen Square that is used for legislative and ceremonial activities as well as for meetings of parliament. The sheer size of the building is pretty impressive. The building is across the...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This building dates from the 1950s and is a typical Russian rather than Chinese design still worth seeing to make the comparison.

Thank td2traveller
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Close to the forbidden city and it's old buildings is this modern and huge building. It nice that they kept so much details in the design.

Thank jo s
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Another monument. Another BIG monument. Another busy day. Overall still worth a quick look, but don;t get too excited by this. Stop by on your way to the Forbidden City.

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The building is getting on a little, but this in itself is testimony to how the Chinese go about building things. It's a massive building to the west of Tian'anmen Square, where the National People's Congress is held and where state leaders hold diplomatic meetings....More

Thank cuspub
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The power of chinese communist party comes from this building. Very very political building. It is in the center of the city around tiananmen square.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Being interested in politics I always like to visit parliaments when traveling, so the Great Hall was a really interesting experience for me. Finding the entry was the main difficulty, I found the ticket office easily but spent 5-10 minutes walking around the hall before...More

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