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Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang)

West of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100017, China
+86 10 6309 6156
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Built in the Soviet neoclassical style, this imposing building on Tiananmen Square is where the People’s Congress meets and other important government and diplomatic meetings take place.
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West of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100017, China
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+86 10 6309 6156
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another monument. Another BIG monument. Another busy day. Overall still worth a quick look, but don;t get too excited by this. Stop by on your way to the Forbidden City.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is getting on a little, but this in itself is testimony to how the Chinese go about building things. It's a massive building to the west of Tian'anmen Square, where the National People's Congress is held and where state leaders hold diplomatic meetings....More

Thank cuspub
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The power of chinese communist party comes from this building. Very very political building. It is in the center of the city around tiananmen square.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Being interested in politics I always like to visit parliaments when traveling, so the Great Hall was a really interesting experience for me. Finding the entry was the main difficulty, I found the ticket office easily but spent 5-10 minutes walking around the hall before...More

1  Thank JBRedCity
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

The Great Hall is right next to the Tiananmen Square in the heart of the city. It's a huge complex which houses the policy makers of China, though entry is restricted only to officials & People's representatives and not open for General Public.

Thank rjsh123
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I just visited the Great Hall of the People. Coming from the US this was on the top of my bucket list. It took some research to figure out how to access it. It is open most days and the ticket booth is on the...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We were just unsure if we would be able to enter the Great Hall - evidently it is often closed for various government and international official events. Our driver dropped us off in a Sunday morning just before 10am - and along with a lot...More

1  Thank wstokes1965
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Crystal Cruises arranged a banquet, including entertainment for the 800 plus passengers that were participating in the Beijing excursion that the cruise line had arranged. A bit challenging to get everyone through security first, but wow, what a huge place and best of all, we...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We were guests at a banquet dinner in this place and I must say it was truly a monumental building which we were led to believe can hold many thousands at a sit down dinner. Can't say that the food served was monumental as it...More

Thank Aussiebd
Reviewed March 27, 2017

A huge State building at the western edge of Tiananmen Square with an enormous conference hall. It is used for legislative and ceremonial activities of the Government. Historical events have taken place here and there are nice murals and paintings on the walls.

Thank nellielim
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