Mao Zedong Mausoleum
A statue commemorating the worker's revolution on the South side of Tiananmen Square, behind the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao.
Beijing is one of the famous cities in China that attracts lots of foreigners to visit during their holiday. Beijing also has lots of historical and cultural sites for example Forbidden City, Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, and many others. One of the most famous attractions is Tiananmen Square which is also known is the largest public square in the world. Located close Tiananmen Square there are also located Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. Lots of local people and foreigners will visit this attraction every day. Tiananmen Square also attracts lots of tourists from all around the world. Here, I will introduce for you one of the historical attractions which situated in Tiananmen Square is the Memorial Hall of Mao Zedong. Chairman Mao Memorial Hall is located in the south Tiananmen Square. This Memorial Hall is the final resting place of Mao Zedong, the chairman of the Communist Party in China. Completed in May 1977, it is just 8 months after the death of Mao Zedong (1893-1976). After his death, the body was embalmed and construction of a mausoleum began. Chairman Mao’s Memorial Hall is 260 meters long and 220 meters wide with the total area of 57,000 square meters. The main body is 105.5 meters long and 33.6 meters tall. This attractions is the worth place to visit for you in Tiananmen Square. The Memorial Hall visitors are allowed to enter the hall, but forbid to take pictures or video inside the hall. The visitors also don’t allow bring their bags and slippers inside. As with most mausoleums, strict rules are enforced for visitors which include no talking, no smoking, no shorts or miniskirts. Visit Mao Memorial Hall will bring you the unique and mysterious experiences during your trip in Beijing. The memorial hall will keep opening to the public with free entrance ticket. The mausoleum is open from 9:00am to 3:00pm to both Chinese and foreign tourists. It is very worth to visit during your holiday and will be unforgettable experience. If you visit Tiananmen Square on your holiday, it is also a nice chance visit this memorial hall. On the same day, in Tiananmen Square the visitors are also can visit Great Hall of the People, Monument to the People Heroes, Beijing National Museum, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, and other interesting historical attractions. Welcome to Beijing and Tiananmen Square will waiting for you!