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C. 2, between Avdas. 1 and 3 | Barrio La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica
506-232-3843
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I love this Post Office

And I hate going to the Post Office! Grand in architecture and efficient service made this a... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
JetCom
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New York City, New York
Architectural city centre gem

One of only a few historical building remaining in the city centre, this vast post office building... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
William899
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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This 1917 building stands out from its bland surroundings.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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C. 2, between Avdas. 1 and 3 | Barrio La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica
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506-232-3843
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"post office"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 6 reviews
"historical building"
in 2 reviews
"costa rica"
in 15 reviews
"postcards"
in 8 reviews
"stamp"
in 9 reviews
"mail"
in 15 reviews
"facade"
in 4 reviews
"telegraph"
in 2 reviews
"mora"
in 2 reviews
"plaza"
in 4 reviews
"collector"
in 2 reviews
"president"
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"collection"
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"gold"
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

And I hate going to the Post Office! Grand in architecture and efficient service made this a pleasant little trip. Conveniently located and easy to understand how to navigate, the line was not bad and the workers pleasant. All the better to send those postcards...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

One of only a few historical building remaining in the city centre, this vast post office building has a resplendent facade. Inside there's quite a lot of security, mainly to watch the rows and rows of private post boxes. Outside the building it's a busy...More

Thank William899
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The entire building is eye-catching in San José. It‘s huge after going around but very elegant in the sunshine.

Thank steelriver2014
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

On our visit to the town centre we came across this absolutely beautiful building and were amazed to see it houses the post office.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

While in downtown San Jose last week, I needed stamps for mailing postcards back to the U.S. I set out in search of the main post office, and found this splendid building, a blend of architectural styles - erected in 1917. In the plaza opposite...More

Thank redeco
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The architecture is splendid, but the real fascination lies in the history of both the building & the crazy Costa Rican way of describing addresses (which does not involve building numbers or street names/numbers)

Thank U2097BClaurenb
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Interesting high styled building to photograph in San Jose as you wander the streets of the city. A working post office! Some shops and restaurants close by.

Thank mas1958
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

It is one of the few outstanding buildings in central San Jose and also a working post office. Great place to send the postcard from Costa Rica. And, I suppose , it has an additional allure to stamp-collectors as there are philatelist gatherings in the...More

Thank acorna
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 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
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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
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