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Edificio de Correos

Calle Tacuba 1 y Eje Central LAizaro CAirdenas, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
+52 5 5102999
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Ranked #10 of 293 Attractions in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Specialty Museums, Government Buildings
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California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
105 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This building, located not far from the Palacio de Bellas Artes, designed by the same architect, is beautiful, and in remarkably good condition for a building in continuous use for over one hundred years. It only takes a few minutes to view and it's free. It also contains a small postal museum which I did not visit, and, as Mexico... More

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Cuernavaca
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

If you are walking around Mexico City's downtown be sure to step inside this unbelievable building. The ornate staircase, the marble, the design is all stunning. The post office counters are so elaborate. Upstairs is a small museum. You will be pleasantly surprised.

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Athens, TX
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Guess what this is, A POST OFFICE! Sounds crazy, but this building is an architectural wonder inside. It's free, has been around since the 1500's, has craftsmanship that you can't believe a human could accomplish without power tools. Marble floors and columns, beautiful stairways, metal works like you won't believe. Across the street from Bellas Artes.

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Lanai, Hawaii
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57 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Located nearby the Palacio de Bellas Artes is another work of art by Adamo Boari, same architect of the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Built in the early 1900's this masterpiece is a golden jewel in the Historic Center. Damaged by the 1985 earthquake but restored to it's original splendor! If you are into architecture, you will love stopping here!

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pescara
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65 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

You would never expect a Post Office (which is still working today) to be so richly decorated with an incredible staircase leading to the upper floors (tourists can't access the upper levels) made of marble and richly decorated in gold finishes you normally find in opulent palaces. It is close to other sights, so just walk inside and enjoy it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you're at Bellas Artes, you might as well visit the Edificio de Correos just a block away. The building is toward the back side of Bellas Artes. If you're facing Bellas Artes, walk toward the back of Bellas Artes and it's on the corner of Ejercito. It's free and it's beautiful. There is also a small museum about the... More

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North Tustin, California
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is one of the fanciest post office I've ever seen in my travels. You must stop by and enjoy the fine Italian craftsmanship and sheer beauty of it. It's on your way to either the Bellas Artes or Centro Historico.

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Toronto, Canada
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The post office is an extremely beautiful building on the exterior and interior. Most tourists will visit Palacio de Bellas Artes and it's worth a trip to the post office while you're doing that as well. It's a block or two away and you will only need 15-20 minutes here. You can walk around the lower level which is an... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you are going to Mexico D.F. you must visit this incredible Post Office! It is amazing !! Go inside and see by yourself the beautiful structure, decoration etc... This is a "must see" !

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Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This has to be the most beautiful classic builiding in Downtown Mexico City. All details are gorgeous and the surrounding area is also impressive (Bellas Artes, Banco de Mexico, Sanborns Azulejos) and just 10-12 minute walk from the heart of Mexico City, the Zocalo. Worth the visit in a downtown tour.

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