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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  • San Jose -boring city We were here half of day and not regret a single second that more.The look doesn`t stop on anything. The post office (Edificio de correos) is the exception that proves the rule.T...  more »
  • One of the buildings most emblematic in the heart of San Jose, deserves a visit to see the hectic life of the city in your vicinity
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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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  • 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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