General Post Office, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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 Amo...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • Haven't been there recently but if one wanted unusual stamps and firstday covers that is the place to go  more »
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  • Biggest Post office in Eastern India. This is one of the oldest & heritage building in Kolkata . All Post works done here. Service is good . Revenue Stamp is available all the time. Place is so clean and well maintained.
  • It is the head office of Indian Post in Eastern Region. One of the most beautiful buildings in Kolkata. Service is really nice & one can know everything related to postal department. Employees are very helpful.
  • 👍Head post office of eastern region. 👍located in BBD bagh area Dalhousie square 👍beautiful building in Kolkata
  • Amazing post office, first time to post international parcel, everything tk Tk Tk
  • GPO is the headquarters of the Indian Postal department's eastern zone. The building is a nice one and a big one too.
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