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Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men)

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North of Tian'anmen square, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I entered the area via Tienanmen Square. There may be another way, but either way, at weekends, expect a lot of people, and in particular groups.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the gates we visited while crossing Tian'anmen Square. It is a vast area and a lot of walking is involved. The gate is impressive and was well patronised.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the very impressive building that you see on lots of news reports from Beijing, the one with the huge portrait of Chairman Mao in the middle guarded by two pairs of Ming stone lions. To get to it you have to go through...More

Thank SueJim126
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here and see China history, a bunch of tourists and then soak Chinese experiences, history and political power of this historical place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beginning to look a bit shabby in places but hard to keep your mouth from flopping open when confronted with so much beauty.

Thank Drfred39
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very pictureques site with tons of history. Such an honor to be at Tian'namen Square where many lost their lives in protest for a better life.

Thank Colliee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The square is enormous and so many people from all over the world as well as us from UK.This is a very busy place and no shade anywhere and belive me is was very hot when we were there the guards i thought must be...More

Thank M3292WYpauld
Reviewed 1 week ago

You go for the historical value. It's usually a crowded place. I've been a few times now. Be aware to get to the gate you will need to go through a security check and foreigners will need to present their passports containing a valid visa,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was such an incredible place to walk. Knowing the history that took place there - walking across the square, it was really incredible.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around without a guide was boring as, alot of locals touching dragons heads for good luck, also the polished stone that leads up to the temple is the road of dead so i think, so i presume that may bring bad luck.

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