Central Post Office (Museo Postal), Santiago
(3.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
If you're interested in architecture or philately, visit Central Post Office (Museo Postal). Designed by Ricardo Brown, the French-style building with an ornate white facade still functions as a post office, but also features a postal museum. It was built in 1882 on the spot where Pedro de Valdivia, the founder of the capital city, had built his home centuries ago--and some of the original walls from his house are still standing today. Visit the museum portion of the building to acquaint yourself with Chile’s postal history, see different types of old communication equipment, and to view a large collection of interesting stamps from all over the world. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Santiago holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Central Post Office (Museo Postal) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Now is the Central Post Office, but prior to that Government. Side by side with the Museum and Town Hall stands in the Plaza de Armas, a spectacle. This is in the heart of Santiago where you can realize that.
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  • Try to send anything about this post, if it but doesn't have to be about the Lord when the switch number 9! The package had to have once opened will and pencils had to be taken out of the box because the men suspected ink. That's great if it's a gift to granddaughter. And the prices for a package are absolutely excessive!
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  • Too beautiful, the dome on the roof is an attraction, floor, postal boxes all the time. Super Recommend!
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