Flanked by the Tiananmen Gate to the north which separatist from the famed Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square is one destination you should not miss if you want a history lesson of China’s political makeup. Located in Beijing, this city square can be paid a visit by selecting from among serviced apartments in Beijing. Affording serviced apartments Beijing has to offer the Ascott Raffles City Beijing will be your preferred place of lodging.
Constructed in 1651, the square is regarded as the 3rd largest city square in the world on which many important events took place in the past. Many military parades took place and still continue to be held along Chang’an Avenue during the celebrations to commemorate the republic. Visitors to the area will be able to see the National Museum of China to the east of the square while the Great Hall of the People is found in the western section.
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Easily one of the “must visit” attractions in Beijing, Tiananmen Square offers a memorable journey of discovery. Those in search of a luxury hotel in Beijing that is within easy reach of Tiananmen Square can choose to stay at Regent Beijing. Offering the very best in modern comforts, this Beijing luxury hotel makes an ideal base from which to explore the city. A great place to explore, Tiananmen Square provides a fascinating sightseeing tour amidst the many tourists and locals who are drawn to the site. The Ming Dynasty period Tiananmen Tower, the Monument to the People’s Heroes that can be found in the centre, Chairman Mao’s entombed body at the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao and the National Museum of China are among the attractions you will find here. Early risers should also look to head to the square early morning where they can witness the flag-raising ceremony.
Travellers in search of a luxury apartment in Beijing should not look beyond Ascott Beijing, a renowned name in Beijing accommodation. Among the many landmarks in the region, Tiananmen Square is known for being the city’s third biggest city square. Being the site of a number of significant historical events, it is at the city centre. Those on their way to the Forbidden City hardly miss the opportunity of stopping at Tiananmen Square. This vast desert of paving stones conjures up images of how it may have looked many years ago.