My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples built between the 6th and 10th centuries AD near the ancient Indian village of Ellora. The caves have a slightly less dramatic setting than those at Ajanta, but more exquisite sculptures. Ellora is a World Heritage Site and the most visited ancient monument in Maharashtra State.

Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.

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My Stamp – New Series – Victoria Memorial – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Victoria Memorial – By India Post

The Victoria Memorial was built to commemorate the peak of the British Empire in India. The Victoria Memorial, conceived by Lord Curzon, represents the architectural climax of Kolkata city. Lord Curzon, the then Viceroy specified its classical style but the actual plan of Victoria Memorial was laid down by the well-known architect, Sir William Emerson. The Victoria Memorial blends the best of the British and Mughal architecture. The Victoria Memorial hall was built with white Makrana marbles. The Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone of Victoria Memorial in 1906 and it was inaugurated in 1921 in memory of Queen Victoria. The Victoria Memorial is 338 by 228 feet and a height of 184 feet.

Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.

My Stamp 2016

My Stamp – New Series – Ghats Of Varanasi – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Ghats Of Varanasi – By India Post

Ganga Ghats at Varanasi are considered as one of the holiest places in Varanasi. It is at the Ghats of Varanasi where we get to see life and death together.

Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. According to the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul from human body to the ultimate. It is the Ganga Ghats of Varanasi that complement the concept of divinity. Ghats of Ganga are perhaps the holiest spots of Varanasi. The Ganga Ghats at Varanasi are full of pilgrims who flock to the place to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one from all sins

Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.

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