Thursday, March 21, 2013

Gomel, Belarus: Theatre, Palace, and Belposhta (Post Office)

1. Building of Homel
regional Drama Theatre.
2. Palace of Rumyantsaus-Paskeviches
3. Building of Homel
branch of RUEP "Belposhta" (Post Office)

postmarked in 2013 from Gomel Centre, Belarus

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Gomel (also called Homel) is the second-largest city in Belarus. It has a population of 482,652 (2009 census).

The Rumyantsev-Paskevich Residence (Picture number 2) is the main place of historical importance in the city of Gomel. The grounds of the residence stretch for 800 meters along the steep right bank of the Sozh River. An image of the residence is featured on the Belarusian 20,000-ruble bill.

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