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Saturday, 15 July 2017

Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon,Portugal.



The complex of Belém is directly associated with the Golden Age of the Discovery and the pioneer role the Portuguese had in the 15th and 16th centuries in creating contacts, dialogue and interchange among different cultures. The nearby Tower of Belém, built to commemorate Vasco da Gama's expedition, is a reminder of the great maritime discoveries that laid the foundations of the modern world.
Received this nice card from Belen.
2017 Stamp- Traditional Desserts of Portugal
Date of Inscription: 1983
Minor boundary modification inscribed year: 2008
Ref: 263bis


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