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I had just watched the 70th year anniversary parade on television and wondered what the square would look like in person. It helped get a sense of the historic events that have occurred there recently. In the future I understand the significance.
If you already visited The Forbidden City then do NOT go in thru the gate under the Mao sign, you will not be able to get out the same way and you must go all the way around again.
The square is impressive and huge....More
From an historical and geo-political point of view T square is worth a visit. Can be usefully combined with Forbidden city. Be prepared to walk about 10 kms to do the lot although you can hire a dude with a wheelchair who will push you...More