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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
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
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
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.