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The Great Hall of the People, Beijing

The Great Hall of the People - Beijing, China
The Great Hall of the People
West Side of Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China 100031Map
+86 10 6309 6935
Neighborhood: Tiananmen Square

The Great Hall of the People functions as China's parliament building and has halls representing each province of China, all decorated according to the local style. It was built in 1959 as part of the Ten Great Constructions honoring the 10th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The main hall, called The Great Auditorium, can seat 10,000 representatives. Tours of the various halls are given when meetings are not in session but guided tours are only in Chinese. It is located at the Western edge of Tiananmen square.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours
  • Nearest Train: Tiananmen Xi on Subway Line 1
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