Tiananmen Square

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Tian·an·men Square

An extensive open area in central Beijing, China, the world's largest public square. Adjacent to the Forbidden City, it has long been the site of festivals, rallies, and demonstrations. In 1989 Chinese troops fired on student demonstrators, killing an estimated 2,000 or more.

Tian′an•men Square′

(ˈtyɑn ɑnˌmɛn)

also Tienanmen Square

a large plaza in Beijing, China.
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At the time, the holiday was celebrated with a victory ceremony and celebration held among the 300,000 soldiers and citizens that crowded Tian'anmen Square as Mao Zedong raised the first communist flag.
Running through the heart of Beijing, Chang'an Avenue is the road runs directly in front of Tian'anmen gate and to the north of Tian'anmen Square.
Next you fly to the Chinese capital and now Olympic City of Beijing, centre of Imperial history, home to the Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square and the breathtaking Temple of Heaven, and just a short step from the fabled Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.
Hadi condemned the recent terrorist attack in Beijing's Tian'anmen Square, which killed two civilians and injured another 40.
The explosions also took place after a car crash at downtown Beijing's Tian'anmen Square on October 28, which killed eight people including three ethnic Uygurs inside the car and injured 38 others.
In the ceremony Chinese top leaders laid flower baskets at the Monument to the People's Heroes at Tian'anmen Square on Monday morning.
Geographical references including images of Tian'anmen Square are also excluded in the censored version.
Women pilots became a part of the flight mission of the PLA Air Force for the first time on March 8, 1952, when a group of them flew planes over the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing as a flight show.
A Military History of Modern China: From the Manchu Conquest to Tian'anmen Square.
During the eight-day holiday, more than 15 million tourists have visited Beijing's ten major parks and the Tian'anmen Square area in the center of the Chinese capital where a massive military parade was held on Oct.
It follows the stabbing of 16 people by a knife-wielding man last week near Tian'anmen Square.
After the June 4th Incident in Tian'anmen Square in 1989 suddenly everything went dead for two years and artists retreated back to their homes,' explains Chang 'but when I started visiting them I realised that something very different was happening.