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Qianmen (Zhengyangmen)

North of Qianmen Street, Beijing 100050, China
+86 10 6511 8110
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Qianmen Dajie is a recently restored pedestrian street in the architectural style of old Peking with little shops & restaurants. Connected to Qianmen, the Dashilar area is a vibrant mix of historic shops and hutong streets.
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  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“huge gate” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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North of Qianmen Street, Beijing 100050, China
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+86 10 6511 8110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most people we past on our way to the forbidden city. It is a wonderful building, very majestic but not the most impressive one to see in Peking. It reminded me a bit of the mall in Washington. Qianmen on one side and the...More

Thank jo s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the interest of modernisation, it is all too common to hear of old sections of a city being sacrificed. In this respect, Beijing is no different with much of its Qin dynasty walls lost forever. However, a prominent section that does remain encompasses Zhengyangmen...More

Thank ianwyj
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The huge gate was once the southern entry through the city walls, and was built in the early 15th century. You can access the interior of the structure that sits atop the former wall, where there are fascinating displays of the history of Beijing, along...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It is just a tourist street for shopping and eat. Prices are a little bit high. I would not reapeat, there are better places in beijing to stay

Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a gateway to tourist area. There is a metro station nearby. If you stay in tourist area then you will see this gate a lot. Very pretty at night.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This dates back to 1400 however it is so over commercialised and modern now. 1st thing I saw was a Starbucks.... It has goimid energy in the evening and it has many people. Lots of stalls and markets. Milk tea and street food etc. But...More

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 7 July 2017

"Men" means "door" or "gate" in Chinese. Qianmen means "front gate". It is a gate situated to the south of Tiananmen Square and once guarded the southern entry into the Forbidden City. It was first built in 1419 during the Ming Dynasty, and was reconstructed...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Though it was early, the temp was already at 92 degrees. Lines were forming to get through the first of two comprehensive security sites. X-ray of bags plus a complete pat down of everyone. "Sorry but you go this way. No, go that way and...More

Thank Raymon N
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This gate is situated to the south of Tiananmen Square. It is once the southern entry into the Inner City. The architecture is definitely awesome. Remains an important landmark when visiting the Tiananmen Square.

Thank Lawrence9999
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Qianmen meaning front gate, is the colloquial name for Zhengyangmen meaning gate of the zenith sun. It is an attractive and imposing looking gate and stands at the south of Tiananmen Square. The Museum of ancient Beijing occupies 2 floors in the building. Worth a...More

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