Vietnam Issued Stamps Featuring Nnew UNESCO Heritage Site

vietnam unesco heritage stampsVietnam has just released a set of stamps depicting the beauty of UNESCO-recognized Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex and its related festive activities, according to newswire Vietnamplus. The assemblage, “Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex – The World Heritage Site,” was introduced at a ceremony to receive a certificate from UNESCO that certifies it as a natural and cultural heritage site on Friday. Located in Ninh Binh Province in northern Vietnam, the complex was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in June 2014.It was the country’s first site to be acknowledged as a mixed natural and cultural property.

The new stamps, created by artists Nguyen Du and Do Lenh Tuan and released by the state-owned Vietnam Post, measure 62mm x 24mm each.They depict the grandeur of the complex’s Tam Coc-Bich Dong grottos and Toi (Dark) Cave, as well as the tranquility and gorgeousness of its scenic highlights such as Ngo Dong River and scores of pagodas and temples.

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