Sagrada Família - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 41° 24.185 E 002° 10.415
31T E 430921 N 4583833
Quick Description: This church has been being built for over 100 years, and counting.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 6/3/2014 8:38:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMKWNV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

Long Description:
This stamp was issued by the government in 1992 for the Barcelona Olympics. This stamp depicts one of the most famous buildings in all of Barcelona, the Sagrada Família church. It was built by none other than Anthoni Gaudi. There were many of these stamps produced, but only a couple thousands are still in tact. It was mainly used as a decorative item for shipping items, but some people have actually collected the entire series of 1992 Olympic stamps. It should be completed by 2026, 100 year anniversary of the death of the architect who first designed it. There are tall towers, and large inside caverns with columns. This is the most impressive church I have even been in. One of the great man made modern wonders of the world for sure.
Stamp Issuing Country: Spain

Date of Issue: 1992

Denomination: 17,5 €

Color: White

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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