General Post Office, Sarajevo

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    General Post Office
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    Inside the General Post Office
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  • Inside the General Post Office
    Inside the General Post Office
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    Along the river - Post Office

    by IreneMcKay Updated Aug 5, 2013

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    The post office is located on the river right next to the university. It is an attractive building on the outside and it is well worth looking inside. It has a lovely interior including a large brass clock.

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    General Post Office

    by HORSCHECK Updated Jul 19, 2013

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    Like many other buildings from Austro-Hungarian times, also Sarajevo's General Post Office was designed by the famous architect Josip Vancas.

    It was built in secessionist style at the beginning of the 20th century. The severe scars from the early 1990's war have been removed recently.

    Especially well worth-seeing is the large bright main hall with its massive wooden tables.

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    The General Post Office is situated on the right bank of the river Mijacka, just a short walk from the touristy city centre.

    Address: General Post Office, Obala Kulina Bana 8, Sarajevo

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    General Post Office

    by Avieira67 Updated Jun 26, 2013

    This charming building, that houses the General Post Office, was buit in 1913 according to the design of Josip Vancas.
    In May 2nd of 1992, the building was completely burnt. The reconstruction took place in 2001 by Ferhad Mulabegovic.
    Due to its imperial architecture, It is a must see monument when in Sarajevo. The interior central part is covered with an iron construction with a glass roof.

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    The Central Post Office

    by ELear Updated Apr 23, 2010

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    Have a look inside the (rebuilt) central post office if you get the chance. It’s amazing. Spacious, dignified (see the enormous central writing desk, and the huge ornate brass clock hanging above you ..). Modern ones are mean and squalid in comparison. Cf. London stations.

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  • General Post Office

    by sabsi Written Jun 20, 2007

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    Sarajevo Post Office

    The post office, which was heavily destroyed during the war and rebuilt recently, is a gorgeous building with an even more gorgeous hall inside. I came here because I couldn't find a postbox anywhere in town and I really enjoyed sitting down at the long conference table writing my last postcard.

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