Tiananmen Square is named after the first gate of the Imperial City. The magnificent Tian'anmen Rostrum (Gate of Heavenly Peace).
Tiananmen Square is the largest square in the world. It covers an area of 44 hectares, big enough to hold one million people.
Tiananmen Square had completed its renovation to welcome the 50th anniversary of China in 1999. Nowadays Tian'anmen Square is one of the most famous and popular places in China. It is the place for celebrations on such festive days as International Labor Day on May 1 and National Day on October 1.