Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan – 2018
India issued a Miniature Sheet and Six stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India -1 featuring Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The shape of the Miniature sheet depicts the logo of UNESCO.The Forts featured on MS are
Rs 5 – Kumbhalgarh Fort – It is a Mewar Fortress built in 15th Century by Rana Kumbha
Rs 5 – Gagron Fort – It is fort located in Jhalwar district by Raja Bijili Dev in 12th Century.
Rs 5 – Ranthambore Fort- It is located inside the Ranthambore National Park and built in 10th Century by Chauhan rulers.
Rs 12 – Amer Fort – It is located in Jaipur. It was originally built by Meenas and later ruled by Raja Man Singh.
Rs 12 – Jaisalmer Fort -It is located in Jaisalmer and nearly one-fourth of the population still resides inside the Fort. It was built in 1156 AD by Rajput Rawal ruler Jaisal.
Rs 12 – Chittorgarh Fort – It is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has 65 structures and there are two prominent towers namely Vijay Stambha (Tower Victory) and Kirti Stambha (Tower of Fame).
Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011
Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.
Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage – Ruwanwelisaya Stupa – It is stupa a hemispherical structure containing relics sacred to Buddhists all over the World. It is located in Anuradhapura in Central Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage-Sigiriya Rock Fortress – It is UNESCO WorldHeritage Site. It is ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla in Northern Matale district in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It consists of Water Gardens, Frescos and archaeological remains. Rocks 200 metres high exist here
Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive-Dances of Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive -Festivities and Diversity.
India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.
Maharaja Sri Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, his brother Yuvaraja Kanthirava Wodeyar and Nephew Sri Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar in the Golden Howdah on caparisoned palace elephant, attended by royal dignitaries and courtiers. The Chamundi Hills form a backdrop to this mural in the Kalyana Mantapa of the Mysore Palace.
A Magnificent structure in Indo-Sersanic style- The Mysore Palace construction was started in Oct 1897 and completed in 1912. It is now open to Public.
Stamps of Bhutan 2006- 50th Anniversary of EUROPA.
In 2006 EUROPA celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Several Countries outside EUROPA also issued stamps to mark this event. Bhutan issued a set of two stamps and a Miniature sheet in 2006 to mark 50th Anniversary of EUROPA Stamps.
150 Nu – Jakar Dzong – The current Dzong was built in 1667 overlooking the Chokhor Valley. Its official name is Yuelay Namgyal Dzong in honour of Victory over the troops of Tibetan ruler Phuntso Namgyal.