Tian anmen Square is a must see when you’re in Beijing. Tian anmen is located in the center of Beijing which is China’s Capital. This is equivalent to Washington DC where the government is centered.
Page one starts out in a restaurant. We stopped there for some Beijing Duck after our trip to Tiananmen. Next there are some miscellaneous far shots of the square as we are approaching it. The square is huge. Tingting told me that its even bigger than Red Square in Moscow.
Page 2 starts off with a picture of the building where China’s congress meets. Then you see the Tiananmen building with Chairmain Mao’s portrait at the center. This is probably the scene that is most familiar to us westerners when we think of Tiananmen Square.
You also see a picture of a huge structure with a tunnel going through it. On the other side is “point zero”. This is the official exact center of the city, and all milage measurements to other points of china are all calculated from this point.
Beyond that, we walked into an area of Beijing that has been restored to its classic look from the early 20th century. We are getting ready to ride the trolley car through this section. Tingting’s mother is proudly holding Kevin
Page 3 shows more from inside this section of Beijing. This area is still being built and new businesses are moving in as I write. The official opening (for business) of this area is October 1, 2009.