General Post Office, Kolkata
About General Post Office, Kolkata
General Post Office, Kolkata - Address, Phone Number
Address: Fairlie Place, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
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A visit to General Post Office is must for those who wish to capture the true essence of the city, as this is one place that will certainly remind you of those good old times when the Kolkata was at it flourishing best. The major post office, not only in the city, but in the entire state, GPO has another charm to it that draws lots of visitors everyday. Its architecture! The imposing building of GPO was built in 1868 with a cost of whopping 6 lakh rupees(a great amount at that time) and was all adorned with beautiful Ionic-Corinthian pillars, marblesque structure and all elegant decor. You can come here during visiting hours to check out the interiors or walk around the premises indulging in its calm surrounding. Ensure to click a picture or two while you are at it!
General Post Office Information
- Additional Contact Details : +91-(033) 22105048
- You can enter the building if you are visiting during office hours.
General Post Office Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
General Post Office Opening and Closing Hours
- The outside premises can be visited anytime during the day.
How To reach General Post Office by Public Transport
- Bus Station : Bankshal Court
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General Post Office, Kolkata Reviews - Write a Review
Opens Mon-Fri 10AM-8PM. Services are good. International Speed Post is available.
Fast service.. & one of the best post office in structure... So many counter...
Good place for mail service and cheap also. But only problem is Connection failure ...someties PPL wait for hours to post a single mail.
From here you can send anything to anyone by post . India post welcomes you. Great service.
Best post office in Kolkata and Howrah.If you want to post any goods very quickly then this is best Post Office get clearance more the 3 time a day.
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