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Republic of Korea
Walled Towns
August 4, 2021
The stamp set depicts Gochangeupseong (1453), Naganeupseong (1397), and Haemieupseong (1421).
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India
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
December 29, 2018
Chittorgarh is one of the largest forts in India. It was the capital of Mewar and is located in the present-day town of Chittor. The fort rises abruptly above the surrounding plains and is spread over an area of nearly 3 square kilometers. The walled complex includes a number of palaces, temples, towers, and gates.
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Armenia
Amberd
July 10, 2017
Amberd is a 10th-13th century fortress located on the slopes of Mount Aragats (elevation 2300 m) in the province of Aragatsotn. Reconstruction and archaeological excavations began in 1936.
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Panama
Tourism
April 27, 2008
Fuerte San Fernando is one of the fortification sites around the Bay of Portobelo on the northern coast of Panama. The 18th century fort includes Lower Battery (14 cannons), Upper Battery (6 cannons), and Hilltop Stronghold.
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Armenia
Fortresses of Armenia
September 13, 2022
Ghalinjakar Fortress is on a hilltop near the village of Berdavan in the Tavush Province, near the border with Azerbaijan. The 10th-13th century stone fortress was rebuilt in the 17th century.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH Post)
Cultural Historical Heritage
July 11, 2008
Ostrovica is located on a hill top above the village of Ostrovica. The 12th century fortress was a key stronghold defending the City of Zadar. The fortress was ruined after late 17th century.
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Italy
Artistic and Cultural Heritage
November 25, 2016
Fort Bard is located in a narrow gorge above the Dora Baltea river, overlooking the entrance to the Aosta Valley in northwestern Italy. The current stone and concrete fortifications were built between 1830 and 1838. The fort was closed in the late 1990s and is now the Museum of the Alps.
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Italy
Tourism
November 22, 2022
The stamp shows Ricetto di Candelo, a fortified medieval village, with the Biella Alps in the background. The village is enclosed in stone walls with cylindrical towers at the corners.
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Romania
Romanian Cities - Miercurea-Ciuc
March 10, 2022
Mikó Citadel is a fortified castle in Miercurea Ciuc. The fortress was first completed in the 1630s and was rebuilt in the mid-18th century.
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Armenia
Historic Capitals of Armenia
April 29, 2009
Van Fortress is a massive stone fortification built by the ancient kingdom of Urartu in 9th century BC. It is founded on a rocky terrace on the eastern shore of Lake Van overlooking the ruins of Tushpa. The fortress was built from basalt blocks and mud bricks.
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Croatia
Towers and Fortresses V
September 15, 2005
Saint Nicholas Fortress guarded a narrow strait to the coast town of Šibenik in southern Croatia. The16th century Renaissance structure is one of the strongest maritime fortifications on the Croatian coast of the Adriatic.
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Germany
Castles and Palaces
January 2, 2015
Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach overlooking the Rhine. The hilltop stone complex, built and expanded in 13th - 14th century, is a prime example of a medieval fortress.
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20 years ago, I was travelling on the Silk road, and I have been impressed by the city of Xhiva in Uzbekistan.
Bukara, Smarkand were too nice, by the wall of Xhiva were huge


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