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Chongqing People Hall

With a 4,000 seat auditorium, Chongqing People's Hall is a big building which was built between1951 and 1954. The original name was he Sino-Soviet Building. Definitely, it is considered one of the symbols of Chongqing. And also, as China's most halls do, it also has a large square decorated with fountains and lights in front.

Known as one of the China’s best buildings that were constructed between 1949 and the late 1980s, Chongqing People's Hall has a big red-tiered and 55 meters high dome that was shaped and colored like that on the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. There is a main hall that has the dome, a south wing, a north wing and an east wing. In front of the building, there is a square which was paved with smooth stone tiles. Furthermore, there is a stage for performances and official functions. When the spectacular light show which was controlled by some computers begins, the main building, the decorations in the square, and fountains of water are brilliantly and colorfully light.

Chongqing People's Hall was designed by Zhang Jiade incorporating Ming (1368 AD – 1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) style elements. The original hall complex only had the main hall, the north wing, and the south wing. The east wing was added in 1986. Besides, it's original name was called the Sino-Soviet Building until 1955 at that year it has been changed into the present name.
The plaza was constructed in front in 1997. It's the right place to see thousands of people dancing in the evening and exercising in the morning.

 

Features:


1.
Mixture of Soviet and Chinese styles.
2. Unique architectural style.
3. Light show spectacle at night.
4. Close to the Three Gorges Museum.

 

Nearby Attractions:

 

Chongqing Three Gorges Dam Museum
Features: The history of Three Gorges Dam, nearyby regions and Chongqing
Location:236, Renmin Road, Yuzhong District. On the west side of People's Square across from the Great Hall of the People.

Chongqing Zoo
Features: South China Tiger, Panda, Small Panda, Children amusement facilities.
Location:25,Xijiao Road, Jiulongpo District, Chongqing

Chongqing People Square, where the Great Hall of People and the Three Gorges Dam Museum located, itself is a big scenic spot. with an area of over 30,000 suare meters, the square was covered with marble stones, and decorated with music fountain, flowers beds. if you stay in the area in the evening, you might be able to enjoy the free but spectacle light show.

Zigong Dinosaur Museum is three hours away in Zigong in Sichuan Province. It exhibits world-class skulls and dinosaur skeletons.