TianAnMen Square 天安门广场, BeiJing

TianAnMen Square is a large city square at the center of BeiJing that is named after the TianAnMen ('Gate of Heavenly Peace') located on the north side, separating it from the Forbidden City and part of the city's historical south - north axis.

The square contains the Monument to the People's Heroes, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, and the Mausoleum of Mao ZeDong, who proclaimed the founding of the People's Republic of China in the square on October 1st, 1949.

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