People’s Square

People’s Square is a large public square that houses many municipal buildings and which divides Nanjing Road in East and West. The place doesn’t really say much, but it is more than likely that you’ll pass by this place during your visit to Shanghai. Some of the things you will see around the square. People’s […]

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Forbidden City

A TOUR OF THE FORBIDDEN CITY IN PICTURES To the North of Tiananmen Square and behind the Gate of Heavenly Peace, lies what is now known as the Palace Museum. Built in the 1400s, it once served as the Imperial house for Emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties, until 1912 when the last Emperor, […]

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Tiananmen Square

“Tiananmen” means the Gate of Heavenly Peace. The square was named after this monument, which is the most significant image of the square: a red Chinese building with a huge picture of Chairman Mao. It is also the entrance to the Forbidden City. This is the main square in Beijing, a place that witnessed many […]

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