Correos de Costa Rica, San Jose
(3.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1917 and still used on a daily basis Correos de Costa Rica houses the national post office, tourism office, and Philatelic museum. The structure was designed by a foreign architect and showcases an eclectic mix of styles, with the nation’s coat of arms displayed on the central facade. Inside, it contains items of historical significance, such as old telegraphic equipment and the first Costa Rican stamps, which date back to 1863. To visit Correos de Costa Rica and other attractions in San Jose, use our San Jose tourist route planner.
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  • It is a historic building with high aesthetic content, is an architectural landmark of eclectic style, was designed by the catalan architect Lluís Llach and its construction was finished in 1917. If they roam to San jose Center worth go to see it, the front has a very busy square and a small but very nice coffee.
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  • Very nice colonial building. See especially the external facades because the Interior is nothing special.
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  • Not only Costa Rica post building encloses a great artistic and patrimonial value, but it symbolizes the State participation in a commercial boom work as it is the shipping and delivery of merchandise and correspondence in general. It is located in downtown of the city of San Jose and is accessible by public transport, and can form part of a city tour for public buildings of historical and architectural value as national theatre, the Teatro Melico Salazar, the Superior School of young ladies, the Liceo de Costa Rica and the Yellow House. Currently and until January of 2017 is located in remodeling which can not visit mail coffee or the Philatelic Museum. The street in front of the building is a Boulevard with a small square opposite from which you can see with all security, tranquility and detail the exterior of the building with all its details.
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  • An impressive building with lots of history. Visit obliged to the traverse the streets of San Jose Costa Rica.
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  • They serve fast
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  • I love that there are so many pigeons in front :)
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