GPO Calcutta Postcard

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GPO Calcutta

GPO Calcutta

The General Post Office, Kolkata is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India and the chief post office of West Bengal. During the British rule, this building was designed by Walter B. Grenville(1819-1874), who acted as consulting architect to the government of India from 1863 to 1868. This majestic building has two wings supported by Ionic – Corinthian pillars and is crowned with a towering dome. The GPO is situated at the heart of the business area in Calcutta which is referred to as Dulhousie Square. This building has become one of the famous landmark of the city

Photo by prabir.b.sen