Hundreds of thousands pilgrims from all over the world come to visit Israel each year. The ancient holy sites attract representatives of the three Abrahamic religions to Jerusalem. Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is very popular among the Orthodox Christians who frequently visit large and well-known monasteries and convents.
The postage stamp features the Cathedral of All Saints who Resplendent in the Russian Land of the Gorny Convent in Jerusalem.
In addition to the postage stamp, JSC Marka is to issue a FDC and a special cancellation postmark for Moscow, and a souvenir pack with the stamps of both countries.
Design: I. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 35 RUB.
Size of stamp: 42х30 mm, size of sheet: 146х110 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 8 (3х3) stamps and a coupon.
Circulation: 240 thousand stamps (30 thousand sheets).