Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen), Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, Asia by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen), Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, Asia

Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world (440,000 m² - 880m by 500m or 109 acres - 960 by 550 yd). It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history.

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