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The monument to the people's heroes

By jungilwooo Oct 21, 2013 405 Words
The monument to the people's heroes is located in the center of Beijing's tiananmen square. On September 30, 1949, the first plenary session of the Chinese people's political consultative conference decided that in order to commemorate their lives in the people's war of liberation and the people's revolution in the people's heroes, set up the monument to the people's heroes in the capital, Beijing. 6 PM in the day, all of the delegates to the Chinese people's political consultative conference, held in tiananmen square before the foundation stone laying ceremony of memorial. After extensive discussions around the country, and determine the tablet type. In 1961, the monument to the people's heroes was announced the state council of the People's Republic of China as one of the first batch of national key units of cultural relics protection. Monument to the people's heroes is located in the north of the chairman MAO memorial hall, is the government of the People's Republic of China to commemorate the revolutionary martyrs in the modern history of China and to build a monument.

Itself is a 14.7 meters long, 2.9 meters wide and 1 m thick, more than 60 tons of stone. Itself as positive (north) engraved inscription MAO zedong "the people's heroes are immortal" eight gold characters; The back is MAO zedong drafting, zhou enlai wrote inscription: Three years, in the people's war of liberation and the people's revolution in the sacrifice of the people's heroes are immortal! For 30 years, in the people's war of liberation and the people's revolution in the sacrifice of the people's heroes are immortal! This back in one thousand eight hundred and forty, since then, in order to against the enemy, both inside and outside for national independence and people's freedom of happiness, in all previous sacrifices in the struggle of the people's heroes are immortal! The inscription of "three years" refers to the war of liberation; "30 years" means since the may fourth movement in 1919, the new democratic revolution to the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949; Which was initiated by the invasion of China in 1840, the opium war in 1840, China has filled the billowing smoke, became a semi-colonial and semi-feudal country. Of the three periods, there are Chinese patriots unyielding fight! Itself with the five-star flag, conifers and decorated with both sides of embossment wreath, symbolizes the great spirit of the people's heroes is everlasting. The entire monument built with more than 17000 pieces of granite and marble, solemn silence, majestic.

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