Regensburg a Bavarian city on river Danube in south east Germany is known for its well preserved medieval core.It is the fourth largest city in the state of Bavaria and stands at the confluence of Danube, Naab and Regen rivers.
A Postcard and a stamp was issued by Germany on 06 April 1995 to mark 750th Anniversary of Regensburg.
Blue Wonder Bridge – Loschwitz Bridge Dresden – Germany Postcards
Blue Wonder Bridge is commonly used name for Loschwitz Bridge in Dresden. It is a cantilever truss bridge over the river Elbe in Saxon Capital Dresden. It connects the residential areas of Blasewitz (left bank) and Loschwitz (right Bank)
The Blue Wonder was completed in 1893 and opened on 15 Jul 1893 as the fifth Dresden Elbe bridge. today it is one of the landmarks of the city and was nominated in 2007 for the award Historic Landmark of Civil Engineering in Germany.
The Kiel Canal (German Nord -Ostsee-Kanal) literally meaning North to Baltic Sea canal formerly known as the Kaiser -Wilhelm -Kanal is a 98 Km (61 Miles) long freshwater canal in the German state of Schleswig -Holstein. The canal was finishedin 1895 but later widened and links the North Sea at Brunsbuttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 250 nautical miles(460 Km) is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead ofGoing around the Jutland Peninsula.
A Stamp and Postcard was issued on 08 Jun 1995 to mark the Centenary of Canal.
The Postcard also marks 1000th Anniversary of German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in North Germany.
Johannes Gutenberg – Inventor Modern Book Printing -Germany Postcards
Hildegard Von Bingen- 900th Anniverasry -Postcards of Germany Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) also known as Saint Hildegardand Sibyl of the Rhine was a German Benedictine abbess,writer,composer,philosopher,Christian mystic,visionary and polymath. A stamp and a postcard was issued on 16 April 1998 to mark 900th Birth Anniversary.
Johannes Gutenberg (1400-1468) was a German blacksmith,goldsmith,printer and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the Printing Press. The introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the printing revolution and is regarded as a milestone of the second millennium.