- Address: Tiananmen, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
- Tags: Landmark, Monument, Family And Kids
Tiananmen, that is also known as the “Gate of Heavenly Place” is a legendary monument that paves way to the Imperial City within which the “Forbidden City” was located. Tiananmen was constructed in the year 1420 during the “Ming” dynasty, post which, it was destroyed and reconstructed several times. It’s a huge monument that will keep you hooked on to its brilliant architecture with a royally decorated roof. In front of the gate, you would see two lions, that according to Chinese faith, are said to send the evil spirits away. If you’re a history and archaeological enthusiast, you would be intrigued to know the history and the mystery that makes this place as renowned as it is.