Beijing's preparations begin long before the parade starts
Updated: 2015-09-02 08:18
The view from Jingshan Park directly to the north gate of the Forbidden City. Both scenic spots are closed. [Photo/IC]
Clearing the main area
Scenic spots around Tian'anmen Square and Chang'an Avenue, such as the Palace Museum, National Museum of China, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, Tian'anmen Rostrum and the National Center for the Performing Arts have been closed for more than 10 days during preparations for the parade.
Main areas for the parade and major roads are restricted for people and vehicles without special admission tickets from Sept 1 to 3.