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The China Millennium Monument 世纪坛 (907)
Beijing

中华世纪坛:

      中华世纪坛是一座日晷型的纪念性建筑,坐落于北京西长安街延长线上,在中国革命军事博物馆西侧,北侧是玉潭公园,南与北京西客站相望。中华世纪坛坐北朝南,占地4.5公顷,总建筑面积3.5万平方米,由主体结构、青铜甬道、圣火广场、过街桥、世纪大厅、艺术大厅等组成。中华世纪坛是为了迎接21世纪新千年而兴建的。

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Uploaded: 10/01/2014
Updated: 04/09/2014
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