Correos de Costa Rica, San Jose

(3.7/5 based on 160+ 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 an emblematic building, its architecture from the 19th century is very beautiful and is located in the Centre of the city of San Jose
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  • Beautiful old building in downtown San Jose, very beautiful to know, I don't know if there will be tours inside the building, but if it is not there so much to observe.
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  • Is a very nice arhitectural building in a colonial style. In this buiilding you see the old and new Costa Rica. Outside and inside is decorate with huge white colomns from white marble. Must be a patr...  more »
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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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