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Correos de Costa Rica

C. 2, between Avdas. 1 and 3 | Barrio La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Beautiful Architecture for a Municipal Building

We saw the post office as part of our walking tour of SAN Jose. Externally the building is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon L
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BRIGHTON ENGLAND
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post office

edifice worth going to, it's like if you were going back in time, so much history to admire and to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
LUCILA T
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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This 1917 building stands out from its bland surroundings.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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C. 2, between Avdas. 1 and 3 | Barrio La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the post office as part of our walking tour of SAN Jose. Externally the building is very ornate and pleasing to the eye. Internally it is a huge cavernous space. However , the most interesting part was the Post Boxes, in the days...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

edifice worth going to, it's like if you were going back in time, so much history to admire and to see.

Thank LUCILA T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

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 sell stamps on Saturday - only price labels that are...More

Thank Carla A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Interesting historical building in constant use for 100 + years. Still has many of the old original post office boxes with old Costa Rica emblem.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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.

Thank jcmettler40
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I sent a computer with them, it was a very good service I got the item safe and sound! I highly recommend this service!

Thank vict0urs
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Neo-classicist building with a touch of art deco from early 20th century. At the time an ultra-modern place with post and telegraph communications provision. These means are now part of the past and I wonder what the future destination of the building will be. No...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst the Spanish have a fairly torrid reputation in Latin America for having stolen all the gold and done little else, they did of course leave a legacy of fine buildings with iconic style and often with a local feel. This is one such building...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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 patrimonial objective, only to visit and to be a...More

Thank Nico S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

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.The architect of this building and neighboring - Edificio Herdocia...More

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