Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Dragan sent me this nice postcard with the Plitvice Lakes National Park. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1979. The postcard was sent on 2016-03-07 from Rijeka. If you wish to visit Dragan’s page the site is: https://worldonpostcards.wordpress.com/ 

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia [rev]

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Speicherstadt, Hamburg

The Speicherstadt in Hamburg is the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stando on timber-pile foundations. The district was built from 1883 to 1927 as a free zone to transfer goods without paying customs. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2015.

Speicherstadt, Hamburg

Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia

The Cathedral of St. James is Šibenik is a triple-nave basilica. Since 2000 the Cathedral has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The building of the church was initiated on 1402 and completed on 1536. Posted on 2015-07-08 at Zadar and received on 2015-08-04.

Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia

Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia [reverse]

Fujian Tulou in China

Fujian Tulou in China

Fujian Tulou is a property of 46 buildings constructed between the 15th and 20th centuries over 120 km in south-west of Fujian province, inland from the Taiwan Strait.  They were built for defence purposes around a central open courtyard with only one entrance and windows to the outside only above the first floor. Housing a whole clan, the houses functioned as village units. In 2008 it was added to the UNESCO WHS list.

You can see more info in the UNESCO site.

Fujian Tulou in China

Houses in Cerro Bellavista, Valparaíso, Chile

Houses in Cerro Bellavista, Valparaíso, Chile

 

Valparaíso is one of the most important seaports in Chile. It has a population of around 275 000. Prior to the opening on the Panama Canal, the city lived its golden ages. The National Congress is also lcated here. The city is famous for its curvy roads up the hills. The Funicular is a very popular way of transportation in the city. In 2003, the city was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks to Hernan for this one.