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The Monument of the People's Heroes appropriately stands in front of the Great Hall of the Peoples Heroes. While the memorial is the largest monument in China's history. 'The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2015
Bruce H
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

This huge monument, located in the center of Tiananmen square, is not always accessible. If you manage to get close to it, try to look at the details, as it's quite elaborated.

Thank TheShis
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It’s a national monument dedicated to the martyrs of revolutionary struggle of China during the 19th and 20th centuries. It is located right in middle of Tiananmen Square. It’s got a lot of importance to the Chinese people. One won’t be able to miss it when there. By itself its nothing great, the monument itself is simple although the empty... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

The Monument of the People's Heroes appropriately stands in front of the Great Hall of the Peoples Heroes. While the memorial is the largest monument in China's history. 'The People's Heroes are Immortal' written by Chairman Mao is engraved on the monument. Eight unusually large relief sculptures show to the people the development of Chinese modern history. Two rows of... More 

Thank Bruce H
Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

We had a walk in this area on a smoggy day in Beijing. The square is impressingly large, too large for with the current air quality to look across.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

After seeing some of the incredible old artwork throughout China, it is refreshing to see that the work of sculptors is still of such a high standard. I've often commented, "They wouldn't be able to make something so lovely like that today!", but I was proved wrong with this Monument. The expressions on the individual faces are exceptional, and it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This very large concrete monument near the entrance to Mao's mausoleum is stunning. It is detailed with individuals considered Heroes to the Chinese people. It is a popular photo site in Tiananmen Square. You will definitely want to get a picture of it while you are there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I am glad I "bumped" into this perfect photo opt. There is a little history along the way, but more than anything it was more about the statues. Ensure you have your camera to capture this photo.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

There are lots of people all about the square very interested in taking your picture in front of this monument, some of which you see and maybe some that you don't. Either way, bring your own camera and take in the spectacle of the congregated masses.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This area is down the far end of the square, beautifully carved statues of the people's revolution are captured brilliantly, great photo opportunities so I recommend you walk the extra and take a good look.

Thank Chris101111
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

The history which I've only read in the newspapers comes alive when I visited the Monument of the People's Heroes in Beijing, China. The courage that was shown by these people is simply amazing!

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