Tiananmen Square (Simplified: 天安门广场; Traditional: 天安門廣場; Meaning: "Gate of Heavenly Peace") is a large plaza in Beijing, found to the south of the Forbidden City. It was built during the Ming Dynasty, at the same time as the Forbidden City.
Sites Near the Square
- Great Hall of the People
- Forbidden City
- Mausoleum of Mao Zedong
- Monument to the People's Heroes
- National Museum of China
Tiananmen Square was the site of many significant events in China's history.
May Fourth Movement
See the article May Fourth Movement
Tiananmen Square massacre
See the article Tiananmen Square massacre.