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B B D Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaniceW1266
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Haven't been there recently but if one wanted unusual stamps and firstday covers that is the place to go

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RadhikaRoehampton
Reviewed January 17, 2019

This is on of the biggest post office in India. It is near BBD bag in Kolkata. The building is old and it is a british era building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sudipta_heen123
Reviewed January 16, 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Underneath the building lies what remains of the black hole of Kolkata. The building itself is good viewing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed December 26, 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rameswar M
Reviewed November 22, 2018

Its situated in the CDB area of Kolkata. A grand building build during the British Time. You can take a round inside of the building and can spend around 10 minutes to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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