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Built in the Eighteenth century, this building was created to make a reliable Postal System. Architectural beauty and a real hub for millions of letters and parcels are handled every day.
Governor Amolak Rattan Kohli
Our search for the Black Hole of Calcutta began when we went to St John's Church to view the Memorial down in the back section of the gardens. It is a lovely Memorial and a walk through the church is advised; ancient open bible at...More
This building of the GPO of the city is truely stunning and imposing at the same time . Located in the Busy BBD Baugh it has stood witness to the history creating the aura of the dept . The architectural importance of the landmark creates...More
The General Post Office (GPO), Kolkata is a historical place which is also functional today! Beautiful architecture of the building is a must see for tourists. All the functionalities of a Post Office is performed here. Most of the functions are computerized.
An architectural marvel constructed during British time to handle the Postal Services . Now a days the postal a work has reduced a lot but the building is something which can be admired .
Amolak Rattan Kohli
Former Governor of Mizoram
Though they conduct business as usual (quite a big chunk has been taken away by digital medium), the place DOES maintain the grace of heritage vintage.
Few know that they maintain an amazing museum worth a visit to any chronicler of Indian History