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天安门 Tiananmen
北京Beijing 天安门广场Tiananmen Square-tiananmensquare_1 >>bjing0124



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Tiananmen was built in 1417 during the Ming dynasty(1368-1644). The gate was originally named 承天门Chengtianmen, but the Qing emperor renamed it to its present name in 1651. There had been numerous renovations on the gate since the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949.