The Tiananmen square (Tiananmen Guangchang in Chinese) is a large square in the centre of Beijing, south of the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace in Chinese). It has great cultural significance because it has been the site of several key events in Chinese history. The square measures 880 metres from south to north and 500 metres from east to west and is the largest open urban square in the world.
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