Correos de Costa Rica, San Jose

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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. Plan to visit Correos de Costa Rica and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Jose attractions using our San Jose trip itinerary maker app .
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  • If you had a walk in freezer I learned here! Too beautiful so is breakfast the next day in front of the post Office's went to the Cafe and ate breakfast while watching this building!
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  • edifice worth going to, it's like if you were going back in time, so much history to admire and to see.  more »
  • It is worth visiting the post office, old architecture and very pretty. Is in the Centre of San José, is located near the Mercadão and 7-10.
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  • It has a beautiful neo-Renaissance architectural design dating from the beginning of 1900, considered a national jewel
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  • An exquisite architecture, is a beautiful building and a good point of reference.
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  • It is a very economical and secure the Government postal service.
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  • Beautiful historic building, although the lack of open boxes means that rows can be very long.
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  • Very nice historical building but sometimes doing the row was last much attending
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