March 3, 2017

2970 SLOVENIA (Styria) - Church of Our Lady Mother of the Church in Maribor

Attested in historical sources in circa 1145, Maribor is in nowadays the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria, and the second-largest city in Slovenia. Following its long history, it has many old buildings, which does not mean it lacks new constructions. among these is the Church of Our Lady Mother of the Church, located in Pobrežje, a suburb of Maribor. Next to the church is Cemetery Pobrežje, a place of memory which appears in the list of the significant European cemeteries.

About the stamp
The stamp is part of the series Marine Life - Dolphins & Whales, designed by Matjaz Učakar, and issued on September 30, 2016.

Sender: Darja Misko (direct swap)
Sent from Ivanjkovci (Styria / Slovenia), on 24.02.2017

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