FLOATING POST OFFICE

 Kashmir is the northernmost  geographical region of Indian subcontinent . Kashmir being the part of Mughal empire till 1571  then Afgan Durrani empire then sikh annexed kashmir later on it came into power of British. Srinagar, the largest city and summer capital of kashmir  with Jhelum,Indus,Dal and  Ancher lakes. on the waters of srinagar -Dal lake  floats a boat. Inside it sits a few post  postmen and with them, a box of stamps .



The floating post office was inaugrated back in the year 2011 by Omar Abdullah and then by Chief Minister of state Jammu and Kashmir with sachin pilot ,the minister of state for communications and IT.  This post office offers regular postal services on water.It is India's only floating post office.


It is not only an active post office that is not only visited by locals for posting letters but also a tourist spot, attended by tourists in large number. Services available here are  international telephone calls and internet facility.

 It also contain a musuem that contains various collection of unique stamps and fascinating history .There is also available a souvenir shop from which you can buy stamps and postcards, greeting cards and local items. The postage stamps here bear the pictures of  the beautiful Dal Lake and have stamps of man rowing a shakira. There is a board which says "Floating post office ,Dal Lake".

Being one of architecture,it became one of the most eye attractive tourist itinerary .one who have not visited won't believe that  million of travellers  come to this post office by boat ride to sent their letters to loved ones and the stamp art work is a tribute.


If there can be a floating mosque, floating market then there is nothing to shock regarding floating post office. It is located in Srinagar ,one of the most beautiful city in kashmir.

   Planning Visitors of kashmir, must visit this  architectual place  as it is only wooden  floating  post office in India,a wonderful creation.

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