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The Governors House

The Governors House

Comments OffFebruary 13, 2015  ·  in Places  ·  by

General Post Office:

GPO or the General Post Office of Kolkata is the central post office of this metropolitan city and it is also the major post office of West Bengal. The post office manages majority of the outbound and inbound mail and parcels of the city. GPO is one of the most prominent landmarks of Kolkata. The construction process of this imposing structure was initiated in the year 1864 and it was finally completed in 1868 at a cost of Rs. 6,30,510. Walter B. Grenvile designed this marvel of architecture. The star feature of the grand structure of Calcutta GPO is the towering Ionic- Corinthian pillars.