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People's Assembly Hall

 

People's Assembly Hall Profile
With a floor area of roughly 30,000 square meters, the People¡¯s Assembly Hall is a symbolic construction with the characterizing the architectural features of the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Location
It stands at Xuetianwan, Renmin Road of Chongqing City.

Function or value in the past
Furthermore, the hall was originally built to accommodate both domestic and overseas guests.

History
The construction of an auditorium began under the leadership of Marshal He Long in 1951. After 3 years, this project was completed. Later, it was renamed Chongqing People¡¯s Assembly Hall in 1955.

Architecture
Occupying an area of 66,000 square meters, this complex is mainly made up of a hall and 3 attached buildings to the east, south and north respectively.
The 65-meter-tall hall covers the area of 18.5 square meters. With the capacity of over 4,000 people, this construction is of the architectural style during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The People¡¯s Assembly Hall resembles the Temple of Heaven in Beijing at first sight. The roof of the hall is colorfully decorated with neon lights. Besides, pillars and other structures are all exquisitely sculptured. Moreover, you can still have a tour of a musical fountain as well as lawns on the square in front of the hall.
Such a fantastic scenic spot will leave unmemorable impression and you should never forget to pay a visit.

Transportation
As for how to get there, tourists can take bus No. 103,104,105,111,112,122 and 215 etc.

Admission fee
The admission fee for the hall is RMB 5.

Note
It¡¯s open to the public from 8:10 to 17:50. Additionally, you are advised to have a tour here for half an hour.




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