Qianmen is the colloquial name for Zhengyangmen, a gate in 's historic city wall. The gate is situated to the south of Tiananmen Square and once guarded the southern entry into the Inner City.

Notable Places in the Area

The , located at the centre of , was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
Station is a station on Line 2 of the Beijing Subway located near . Photo: SCJiang, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The , and colloquially described as The Giant Egg, is an arts centre containing an opera house in , People's Republic of China. is situated 1 km northwest of Zhengyangmen. Photo: Hui Lan, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The , or Taimiao of , is a historic site in the Imperial City, just… is situated 1¼ km north of Zhengyangmen. Photo: Gene Zhang, CC BY 2.0.

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is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a former district of , located relatively southeast to the city center, and was situated between and Qianmen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a district of . District spans 32 square kilometres, making it the largest portion of the old city, and has 706,691 inhabitants. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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