BEIJING 1978 - just after the end of the turmoil following the Cultural Revolution

Views from our Hotel on Chang An Avenue; Tiananmen Square

The red roofs of the Forbidden City complex are clearly visible




Looking down at Chang An Avenue

Looking to the right along Chang An Avenue - Tiananmen Square at the top of the picture
Leading off Chang An Avenue to the right of the square (north) is the Forbidden City

Tiananmen Square

We are in the China National Museum on the east side of the square looking across the square
to the Great Hall of the People; to the left (south) is the Mao Zedong Memorial Hall

The column in the above images is the Monument to the People's Heroes
Forbidden City   |  Summer Palace  | Temple of Heaven

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