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 30 – Theme Wild  – Isle of Wild. Bathing elephants.

Sri Lankan Rupees 35 – Theme Wild – Snoozing Leopards

Sri Lankan Rupees 40 – Theme Beaches – Pristine waters of the Indian Ocean.

Sri Lankan Rupees 45 – Theme Thrills – Rapid Waters Rafting

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SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 – WONDER OF ASIA -ELEPHANTS, LEOPARDS, THRILLS AND PRISTINE

 

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Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

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.

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SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 -World Tourism Day
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE -2011

 

 

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Switzerland issued a set of three stamps on Cities of Switzerland on 08 May 2014. The Cities featured on stamps are

Sankt Gallen – It is a city south of Lake Constance in Northeastern Switzerland. It is home to Baroque style architectural Abbey of St Gall.

Lucerne -Known for its snowcapped mountains aroundLake Lucerne, Medieval architecture and Chapel Bridge which links Altstadt (Old Town) to River Reuss’s right bank.

Lugano- The city stands on northern shore of Lake Lugano and is located in Southern Switzerland’s Italian speaking Ticino region.

A FDC with the stamps is listed.

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SWITZERLAND FDC 2014 – CITIES OF SWITZERLAND – SANKT GALLEN , LUCERNE,& LUGANO

 

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Thailand issued a set of Five stamps on Tourism sites in Thailand under the theme “Unseen Thailand” on 28 Sep 2004. All are Three Baht stamps.

3.00 Baht -Khu Khut Waterfowl Park, Songkhla Province

3.00 Baht – Plant Market Khlong,15, Nakhon Nayok Province

3.00 Baht – Huppatad, Uthai Thani Province

3.00 Baht – Thai Muang Beach, Phanom Province

3.00 Baht – WildGaur of Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

A FDC with five stamps is listed.

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THAILAND FDC 2004 -UNSEEN THAILAND TOURISM SITES

Stamps on Golf – Montserrat 1986

Stamps on Golf – Montserrat 1986

Montserrat issued a set of Four stamps on tourism on 10 Dec 1986. The themes featured on stamps are

70c -Sailing   $1.15 -Golf    $1.50 -Shopping    $2.30 -Sightseeing -AIR Studios.

MONTSERRAT TOURISM GOLF SAILING 1986
MONTSERRAT TOURISM GOLF SAILING 1986

 

Miniature Sheet Huangshan Mountain – China 1997

Miniature Sheet Huangshan Mountain – China 1997

China hosted the 22nd UPU Congress in Beijing in 1999. It issued a Miniature sheet containing eight stamps on Huangshan mountain on 20 Oct 1997. Each stamp was of  200 Chinese renminbi.

Huangshan is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It is UNESCO  World Heritage site and one of China’s main tourist destinations. It was namedHuangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain) in 747 AD by Imperial order of Tang Dynasty.

The scenes feature on the miniature sheet from Top left to right are

200 ren – Mount Huangshan at Sunrise            200 ren -XIHAI Peaks

200 ren – Flying rock in surging Clouds.          200 ren – Beihai in drifting Clouds

200 ren -Yupping Peak                                        200 ren – Mystical Stone

200 ren – Tiandu Peak over Clouds                  200 ren –  Fabied abode of Immortals

CHINA MS UPU CONG 1999 HUANGSHAN MOUNTAINS
CHINA MS UPU CONG 1999 HUANGSHAN MOUNTAINS

 

 

Stamps on Tourism by Israel -1989

Stamps on Tourism by Israel -1989

Israel issued four stamps on Tourism on 12 Mar 1989. The stamps feature Sea destinations of Israel.

40 agora – Red Sea       60 agora – Dead Sea    70 agora -Mediterranean Sea

1.7 Shekel – Sea of Galilea.

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STAMPS OF ISRAEL ON TOURISM 1989