Correos de Costa Rica, San Jose

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Government Building Tourist Spot
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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  • There are windows that sell collection stamps that can also be used to mail postcards. The stamp selling windows are open Monday to Friday. The post office is open on Saturday mornings, but they don't...  more »
  • Interesting historical building in constant use for 100 + years. Still has many of the old original post office boxes with old Costa Rica emblem.  more »
  • When you are walking around downtown San Jose stop in and mail a post card. This is a grand old post office building and makes an interesting sightseeing stop.  more »
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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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  • Costa Rica post keeps an essence of history, maintaining its services for a long time. It is, still it gives central, also the Museum of Philately.
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