The Great Hall of the People in Chongqing.

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Chongqing People’s Auditorium was started building in June 1951. It was finished building in April 1954. It’s a period of group of national buildings. It’s also the symbolized building, representing special characteristics of Chongqing. The whole building is composed of auditorium, east building, south building, and north building. It covers a total area of 66,000 square meters, with the auditorium covering 18,500 square meters. Chongqing People’s Auditorium is 65 meters high. The auditorium is 55 meters high. The internal diameter is 46.33 meters. The circle auditorium is surrounded by five- storey stand, which are protruded out. It can hold over 4,200 people. Chongqing People’s Auditorium adopts the traditional architectural form of axial symmetry. Colonnades match with double wings. Tower is at the end. It’s in perfect proportion. The People’s Auditorium looks like the Temple of Heaven in Beijing enlarged, with big green roof of glazed roof tiles, red colonnades, white balustrades. It is painted with all kinds of pictures. It’s glorious and majestic. Building this imitated version of Temple of Heaven is to pray that the country flourishes and people live in peace.

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The People s Great Hall is a large complex that encompasses a grand auditorium, the People s Square, and the People s Hotel. Formerly known as the Sino-Soviet Building after its completion in 1953, the Hall s greatest feature is a 55-meter tall column...Read More
The China Three Gorges Museum was opened in 2005. It is a newly built museum with a construction area of about 40,000 square meters. It is near People s Square and the Great Hall of the People. It is also called the Chongqing Museum. There are displays of ...Read More
Chongqing Times Journalist: Li Chuan In the morning of March 9, the third plenary meeting of the third conference of the eleventh CPPCC was held in the Great Hall of the People. Mr. Xu Jiayin, a member of CPPCC, vice chairman of China Enterprise Confederation ...Read More

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by Brunella 2011-05-23
The People's Great Hall is a large complex including the Auditorium, Peoples' Square and People's Hotel. A column-supported building with big dome 55 meters high and flanked with wings is its centerpiece. After its erection in 1953, it was named the Sino-Soviet Building except the red star topped the dome that was the copy of that of the Kremlin. The ...
by Ludwig 2011-05-23
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by Spike 2011-05-20
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