Thursday, June 9, 2016

China 2016
Ancient Towns of China 2

ISSUE DATE: 19 May 2016
THEME: Ancient Towns of China 2
STAMP SIZE: 50 x 30 mm
STAMP DESIGN: Zhang Hongbin

The Eight Scenic Sights of Qin Lake presents Qintong Town as a typically beautiful area of rivers and lakes in northeast China's Jiangsu Province. Located at the foot of Dabie Mountain, Qiliping Town is a nationally famous red tourism resort. Qinyan Town, in southwest China's Guizhou Province, has been an important military base since ancient times. Zhujiajiao Town, located near the edge of Dian Mountain in Shanghai, is known as Small Shanghai. Sanhe Town, in east China's Anhui Province, is famous for the Eight Antiquities Scenic Sights, including ancient rivers, bridges, embanked fields, streets, houses, tea houses and battlefields. Last comes Huangyao Ancient Town, in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which is characterized by its unique Lingnan style.

Stamp images and description thanks to China Post

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