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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Russia 2017 - Saint Petersburg - St Michael’s Castle



COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 15 March 2017
CIRCULATION: 420 000
STAMP SIZE: 42 x 30 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: G. Shegol



St Michael’s Castle is a former royal residence in the center of Saint Petersburg, and a major architectural landmark of 18–19 centuries. It was built as a water castle for Emperor Paul I by architects Vincenzo Brenna and Vasily Bazhenov in 1797–1801.

The postage stamp features St Michael's Castle and the EUROPA logo.

Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post


Russian Post