Spent the afternoon here and enjoyed it all. Great views and history. Spotless and well presented. Recommended for the afternoon before a few hours in the museum.
About Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
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Will I ever forget the photo of that courageous man confronting the "nose" of a Chinese tanker?? No. So, being at that very spot was quite emotional and powerful for me.
Before going to the Forbidden City, you will pass through this square and you can find a lot of people, civic buildings, museums around so probably you are in the middle of Beijing. A lot of instagrammable backgrounds so please visit this place :)
This the largest public area in the world...but due top security it is unfortunately somewhat empty. You get to see all the major buildings of the government of Beijing.....and it is the entry to the Forbidden Palace...do not forget the National Museum which is off...More
You cannot visit Beijing without visiting Tiananment Square. We missed the actual changing of the guard on the Square but passed the guards in the "underground walkway" - so smart! There is a lovely area around the one section of the square where you are...More
Getting to Tiananmen Square is really easy. These are clearly marked so it is fairly easy to navigate. The signs are in English. Heavy security all around, passports my be required.
Been many years since I was last here but it certainly is an overly impressive place. One of the major highlights of a trip to Beijing
Tianmen Square was an included part of our trip, however, I found it rather underwhelming. It is huge, and has some history, is quite busy, with some interesting buildings and gardens in the surrounding areas, but very plain as an "item of interest".