Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen),  with Chairman Mao Tsedong's portrait hanging above the doorway, Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, Asia by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen), with Chairman Mao Tsedong's portrait hanging above the doorway, Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, Asia

The Tiananmen, or Gate of Heavenly Peace, is a famous monument in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is widely used as a national symbol. First built during the Ming Dynasty in 1420, Tiananmen is often referred to as the front entrance to the Forbidden City.

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