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Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)

West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Small-Group Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace Tour with Lunch
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Located in the heart of modern China and the site for massive parades and rallies, this was the site when in 1949, from a rostrum on the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
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West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful Chinese architecture. This is the point where the walk to the palace begins. It provides great glimpse of the Tiananmen square and surroundings. Located at the heart of the square is the tribute to people's heroes. You need to take the underground crossing to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It's a large square from where you can take some good pictures. Also a lot of Chinese people would want to take a picture of you (western looking people). Take half an hour to visit this, afterwards you've seen it pretty much.

Thank KirstenDassen
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you visit Beijing, you will come across this Square somehow. This is a big square with high security. When it is fully open, it is a fantastic place to wonder around to appreciate the architecture of the surrounding buildings. It is advisable to bring...More

Thank Stevietam
Reviewed 3 days ago

We brought our friends downtown as most attractions in Beijing of interest are located here. Even though they had already seen Tianaman Square, they wanted to see it again. We were walking through and I had forgotten my passport! I was let in with a...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 days ago

from this point you go visit, if they let you in, all the attractions there are available in this massive city. I would say 99.9% of the people smokes like a train, so, enjoy the smoking square.

Thank Etienne T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Tian'anmen Square twice during my recent stay in Beijing. Although having seen this area numerous times on television it is not until you actually stand in the middle of the Square that you appreciate the sheer size and scale of the whole area. Security...More

Thank CruiseEnthusiast
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Like a giant parking lot (I guess it is for their military on holidays). Not much there besides history. They should bring some street performers. One of the most boring city squares in the world.

Thank JackinDenver
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are a great number of people who look Asian but no of Chinese decent offering bicycle rides. Please avoid them they are crooks. We took a ride and the cyclist changed along the way. The first cyclist offered a very cheap price and the...More

Thank keoagile41
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting place to visit funny that the guides never heard of the tanks running over students the information is interesting to say the least

Thank SilverBack4
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a one way pedestrian flow from Tiananmen square to the Forbidden City. Walking in the other direction is forbidden(ho ho). We walked from east of the City to the City, only to find that we couldn't;having to retrace our steps and add another1.5...More

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2 August 2017|
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Response from DMJA21 | Reviewed this property |
Tianamin Square is just a big open area. No guide resource needed (nor available that I am aware of. If you google it and read about it you'll be good to go. You can rent an audio guide in English at the entrance to the... More
1 August 2017|
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Response from DMJA21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We were just in Beijing on vacation this past April. We took the 1 day Chinatour (see china highlights.comm (w/o the 2nd m)) and were very disappointed. The tour guide who is advertised to be very fluent in English... More
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17 October 2016|
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Response from stchsw | Reviewed this property |
The Square itself an 1 hr at most. Museums around it of course depending on your interest 3hrs