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Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal

Calle Tacuba y Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
52-5-5102999
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Beautiful Postal Office

I was walking around the area and accidentally find this place. I was very amazed by the interior... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
VJH95
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Atlanta, Georgia
Check out the Palacio Postal

We just went into the building, took pictures, admired the architecture. The craftmanship is... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Mia018
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Sweden
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The headquarters of the city's postal service, this huge castle-like structure is a striking architectural site.
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  • Terrible1%
28 Jul 2016
“Beautiful Postal Office”
20 May 2016
“Check out the Palacio Postal”
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Calle Tacuba y Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was walking around the area and accidentally find this place. I was very amazed by the interior architectural design. I did more research online after the visit and realized it is a landmark in Mexico City. There are a few other landmarks and nice...More

Thank VJH95
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We just went into the building, took pictures, admired the architecture. The craftmanship is amazing. You can almost imagine what it must have looked like way back in the days with beautifully dressed people going about their mail business at the counters. Everything seemed so...More

Thank Mia018
Reviewed 19 May 2016

For a nostalgic of handwritten letters this is a magic place. If you are not a romantic, the building deserves a visit anyway. There is a wonderful staircase and all the counters are a piece of art. Go there!

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The building of the main postal office is spectacular, but the museum located inside is pretty small and underwhelming. Few pieces on display consist of some uniforms documents, photos, tools of the trade and stamps. Explanations are in Spanish, which does not help. Ok for...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This is a personal favorite of mine. Beautiful in an outside and very well maintained. Check the work in the staircase and elevators, is beautiful!

Thank PatriciaSuarez
Reviewed 29 December 2015

It is definately worth it to walk through the building. For those who appreciate interior design the architecture is gorgeous.

Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is the building of the post office. Probably one of the most beautiful buildings in Mexico City..... aN absolute must if you are in the Bella's Artes area.

Thank Huracan1955
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

There are post offices and there is post offices. Imagine a post office in The Great Gatsby and it will give you an idea of what's like. I only came here as a friend needed a stamp. What a pleasant surprise this place was.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This was a surprise...a gorgeous building in the historic central district. We saw a photo display and took note of all sorts of gorgeous designs and building materials- especially liked the marble on the walls and floors.

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Wow what a post office! The architecture takes your breath away. I needed to a mail a package and was pleasantly surprised by the destination.

Thank Tom L
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souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
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