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Monument to the People's Heroes

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Monument to the People's Heroes is in the center of Tiananmen Square. Its construction began in August 1951 and the memorial was at last erected in April 1958 and it was the first large scale memorial of socialist China. The granite and marble column rises close to 38 meters that is 125 feet and has gilded inscription by Chairman Mao that reads Eternal glory to the people heroes. The foundation structure is adorned with bas-relief carvings depicting major innovatory events and the memorial also has calligraphy by Zhou Enlai.
Monument to the People's Heroes is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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