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Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men)

North of Tian'anmen square, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6309 5745
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North of Tian'anmen square, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6309 5745
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Reviewed today

Visiting this well photographed square was a great experience in itself. We visited this place on 1st Aug 2017. It was a national Holiday in China and probably 100,000 people visited this place on that day. Highly crowded. This places was probably overtaken by Chinese...More

Thank Subrata0168
Reviewed today

This is of course just off the square that of itself is a huge square and has Mao's mauselleum in the centre. The gate is interesting and of obvious historic interest but unsure quite how much in reality is original

Thank Val C
Reviewed yesterday

Another "must-do" while in Beijing. And once you have done it you will get why everyone does it. The history of the place is amazing. And to be juvenile, why not have a 'me-too' photo opportunity?

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This covers a huge area and was very crowded. But with the history given by a local guide so pleased to have visited.

Thank anneY4992MY
Reviewed 3 days ago

definitely worthwhile for a visit. It was the end part of our visit to the Square area. Loved the soldiers standing guard, very worthwhile experience.

Thank imcwade
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is located between Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. It's more impressive viewed from the square than close up.

Thank perakash
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you travel China, it's the best place you will go. There are lots of traditional building there and fully Chinese culture.

Thank XY_Sarah
Reviewed 4 days ago

This square is central to many important moments of Chinese history and for that reason you must see it - even if you don't intend to visit The Forbidden City or the Mausoleum (which we did not). Apart from that it is super-impressive due to...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated at the end of Tian'an Square, this is the main entrance to the Forbidden City, a very dominating structure, which as you walk through you can see the depth of the walls

Thank 368stephenn
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth to visit, although not too much to see... just its historical meaning Also the zhongshan park (west gate) can be visited.

Thank Kelvin T
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