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Tiananmen Square

4.7/512,823 Reviews
Square
Before the flag is raised (one hour in summer and half an hour in winter) - after the flag is lowered (one hour in summer and half an hour in winter), the rest of the time is cleared.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Chang'an Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing (between Tiananmen and Zhengyangmen)
Phone: 010-86409660 010-63095745

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Introduction

Tiananmen Square is located on the central axis of Beijing. It is the central square of the People's Warlord Era. Many national symbols such as the Tiananmen Tower, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, and the People’s Heroes Monument are located here. Tiananmen Square is a symbolic location used by the country for important ceremonies, grand gatherings and welcoming foreign dignitaries. Since the founding of the People's Warlord Era, Tiananmen Square has held many military parades and served as a witness to the rise and prosperity of the Chinese nation. Every morning, the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square attracts many tourists.
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Getting Around

By Subway: Take Line 1 and get off at Tiananmen East or Tiananmen West, the square is a short walk from the station.
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Helpful Information

To have the best view of the flag raising ceremony in the morning, most visitors arrive early to save a position to see that ceremony. To enter the mausoleum of Mao Ze Dong you will need a valid passport or a Chinese National ID. Tiananmen Square is under constant security restrictions, flammable items, explosives, knives and other dangerous items are prohibited and confiscated going through the security checkpoints at the pedestrian tunnels.
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Attractions Near Tiananmen Square

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