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Meghdoot Postcard: Shore Temple

Shore Temple is a standing testimonial to the regal heritage of India.  Built in the 7th century, Shore Temple depicts the royal taste of Pallava dynasty. During the reign of Rajasimha, the temple saw its construction when Pallava art was … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Spain

World Heritage Urban Centres :Granada If there is a city full of charm, known throughout the world for its streets, monuments, its gastronomy, its mountains and its people, that city is Granada.The Alhambra, the Generalife and the Albaicín neighborhood make … Continue reading

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HongKong Issued Stamps on World Heritage Site Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

The stamps featuring Honghe’s magnificent terraced landscape and its distinctive Hani culture. Added to the World Heritage List in 2013, the cultural landscape of the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces covers 16,603 hectares of land in Southern Yunnan.It is marked by the … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Luxembourg

50 Years of Large-Vessel Shipping on the Moselle The Moselle Commission is a public intergovernmental institution based in Trier. Its legal basis is the Convention on the Canalisation of the Moselle (Moselle Convention), signed in 1956 by Germany, France and … Continue reading

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Germany released stamps on UNESCO heritage sites

The German Post has issued a set of two stamps illustrating two famous world heritage sites of UNESCO – Yakushi-ji Temple of Nara (Japan) and old town of Regensburg (Bavaria, Germany).Yakushi-ji is one of the most famous imperial and ancient … Continue reading

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