February 17, 2016

Russian Federation and the Lao People's Democratic Republic - joint issue. - Architecture.

A special stamp was issued by Russia Post jointly with Lao People's Democratic Republic to celebrate 55th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations on 11th November 2016.

The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin on the Nerl River is one of the masterpieces of world architecture built in 1165 by St Andrei Bogolyubsky. It is a low fretted church having four internal piers and one dome. In 1992, the cathedral was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a part of the White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal. This year the Cathedral got the 850th anniversary of  foundation.

That Luang is a Buddhist religious building, an outstanding monument and a national symbol of Laos. It is situated near the country capital of Vientiane. The construction of That Luang officially began in 1566 when King Setthathirat ordered construction of the Spire of Universe.

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