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Yumenguan and Yangguan, Slik Road

Yumenguan Great Wall  was a crucial pass along the western border built in the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), located at the west end of Hexi Corridor, the gateway to the western regions from central China.  Yangguan Great Wall was the  major stronghold on the western border in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 24 AD).

Yangguan and Yumenguan were also trading gateways between central and west China. They saw the prosperous days of the Silk Road, the world's oldest trade route.


Issued Country China
Issued Year 2012
Category World Heritage Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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