Visit Beijing Tiananmen Square- Gate of Heavenly Peace
Right in the front of the palatial Forbidden City situates the world-famous largest public square, the Tiananmen Square. First built in the Ming Dynasty, it was the place to declare in big ceremonies to the common people who became the emperor and who became the empress. Proudly the heart of Beijing, Tiananmen Square has a great history spanning over 500 years existing and witnessing almost the national important events from the feudal eras to the modern age until now. In 1949, Chairman Mao proclaimed the establishment of People’s Republic of China right in Tiananmen Gate, that's why the place stands for China's democracy and freedom as well as encapsulates within itself a great political, historical and cultural significance in the country's history. There are several landmarks and monuments inside and nearby the square's area that make your visit here more remarkable. Without any doubt, Tiananmen Square is a iconic highlight of Beijing that any travelers should not miss when in the capital city.