Great Hall of the People and Tiananmen Square, Beijing

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Great Hall of the People: 1958-1959
"This impressive structure is where China legislature, the National People's Congress assembles for deliberations on state affairs. Built in 10 months in 1959 on the western side of Tiananmen Square, the Great Hall of the People has a total floor space of more than 170,000 sq meters. It comprises of 300 meeting halls, lounges and office rooms and has a seating capacity of just over 10,000 which is why it is known as the ten-thousand-people's meeting hall. Each of the meeting halls is named after a province, a municipality, or an autonomous region and is furnished after the local style of its namesake. The office of the standing committee of the National People Congress is also located here." - ( Keyword: China, PRC, Beijing Shi, Communist party, Parliament Hall, Modern China, Imperial Palace, Forbidden City, outdoor spaces. Submitted by Budiman Wiharja
1950s (1950 - 1959)