China Discovery Tour
Beijing | China
29 Dec 2019 | Sun
Day 02 of 18
Tiananmen Square Beijing
In the heart of Beijing lies Tiananmen Square, a massive public space that has been at the center of Chinese life for centuries. Today, it is best known as the site of the 1989 pro-democracy protests that ended in tragedy, but it remains an essential part of the city and a must-see for any visitor. Tiananmen Square is a fascinating place with a long and complex history, and it provides a unique window into the soul of China.
When we visited Tiananmen Square, we couldn’t help but feel uneasy. It’s a place where so much history has happened, and it’s hard to forget what happened there in 1989. The square is massive, and the buildings are impressive, but there’s an eerie feeling about the place.
Outside China, the square is best known for the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, otherwise known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre and June Fourth Massacre. In June 1989, Chinese students gathered in Tiananmen Square to protest the Communist government. The protesters were met with violence from the government, and the event became known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre. The square is now a symbol of the struggle for democracy in China.