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天安门 Tiananmen
北京Beijing 天安门广场Tiananmen Square-tiananmensquare_1 >>bjing0122



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Tiananmen was built in 1417 during the Ming dynasty(1368-1644). It was originally named 承天门Chengtianmen, but the Qing emperor renamed it to its present name in 1651. The center lane was reserved for the emperor, and is closed to the public today.