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人民英雄纪念碑 Monument to the People's Heroes
北京Beijing 天安门广场Tiananmen Square-tiananmensquare_1 >>bjing046


Monument to the People's Heroes

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This large granite obelisk was completed in 1958. Its surfaces have bas-relief carvings and writings of important revolutionary events within the last hundred years in china. The large calligraphy are that of Mao Zedong. Also included are the calligraphy of Premier Zhou Enlai. The guarded monument sits on the center of the square.