Correos de Costa Rica, San Jose

(3.6/5 based on 170+ 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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  • The post office building is outwardly impressive. But having a postal requests it arises in a long queue and wait forever until you get it. I was looking in vain for a letterbox.
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  • In downtown San Jose. a beautiful yet functional building. You can take good pictures on its facade.
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  • Historic building in downtown San Jose in a small pedestrian street. It is impossible not to see it when walking around the Mall in San Jose.
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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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