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Address: Calle Tacuba 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Beautiful place inside building is amazing around this whole area. A must see architecture. So many places to see i this area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful place inside building is amazing around this whole area. A must see architecture. So many places to see i this area.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One word when you step inside, WOW! Cool old elevators, amazing staircase, and tons of postal windows. Almost seems too big until you understand just how many people live in this city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You can enjoy the history of the postal office and appreciate the beauty of this building. It will take you less than an hour to tour it and it is nearby Bellas Artes.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wasnt sure at first, but once inside it is jaw-dropping. The architecture is amazing for this working post-office. Very easy to get to, right across the street from Bellas Artes. Spend 30-1 hr wandering about. Photographers would spend a bit more as it is a rich place to take pictures! Shouldnt miss this one!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a great place to go to to get out of the sun and into a cool place. It is nestled in the heart of the Centro Historico and can be visited the same day as other attractions. Everything is made of brass and marble. Climb the staircase to see this impressive building and observe the locals as it still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning staircase. Must see! Poke your head in! Extremely ornate. One of the most incredible sights in Mexico City.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quick visit but well worth stopping into. Word has it that the postal system in Mexico City is really sluggish (try sending yourself a postcard), but the architecture is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is spectacular with magnificent staircases, old light fixtures, shining brass railings and all the lovely stone work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering this building operates as a post office, it is the most magnificent I've ever seen. It is a quick and easy stop on your other strolls around the Centro. Feel free to purchase stamps and drop your letters in the "buzon," but don't expect them to arrive promptly. Mine took 5-6 weeks to get from the Palacio Postal to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magnificient building and the visit inside the walls is not to be missed, There was an exhibition on the Mexican Revolution when were there and we appreciated it.

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