Germany’s Most Beautiful Panoramas

Deutsche Post in Germany are issuing a series of stamps called Germany’s Most Beautiful Panoramas (Deutschlands schönste Panoramen). These issues feature 2 se-tenant stamps displaying a panorama from picturesque cities around Germany.

Berlin

Berlin Gendarmenmarkt

Stamps DE 2013-02 Berlin Panorama se-tenant

Date of Issue: 7th February 2013

Berlin is the capital city of of Germany. It is the largest city in Germany, and is located in the northeast of the country, in the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. The Gendarmenmarkt takes its name from the regiment stationed here in the 18th century. The Konzerthaus (Concert Hall) stands in the middle, flanked by two cathedrals: the Französischer Dom and the Deutscher Dom.

Heidelberg

Heidelberg Panorama

Stamps DE 2013-09 Heidelberg Panorama se-tenant

Date of Issue: 5th September 2013

Heidelberg is a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany. This panorama depicts the Old Bridge across the river Neckar, with Heidelberg Castle and the Church of the Holy Spirit in the background.

Dresden

Dresden Elbpanorama

Stamps DE 2014-04 Dresden Panorama se-tenant

Date of Issue: 3rd April 2014

Dresden is the capital city of the state of Saxony in eastern Germany. This panorama depicts the Old City on the river Elbe, featuring the Frauenkirche (left) and the Zwinger Palace (right). The city suffered terribly in bombing raids during the Second World War, but has largely been rebuilt.

Bremen

Bremen Marktplatz

Stamps Germany 2014-06-04 Bremen Panorama se-tenant

Date of Issue: 4th June 2014

Bremen is a major city in northwest Germany. It was part of the Hanseatic League, a confederation of merchant towns in northern Europe in the Middle Ages. Appropriately, this panorama features the city’s Market Square, one of the oldest parts of the city. The Market Square is where you will find the Town Hall and Bremen Cathedral (St. Peter’s), seen here on the right, and the Church of Our Lady (middle).

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