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Palacio Postal

Calle Tacuba 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 5 5102999
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Calle Tacuba 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Alameda
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We set out to spend our morning at the National Art Gallery only to find it closed on Monday. Our bad. We wandered around the area in front of the museum and noticed a building rich in architecture so decided to check out the inside....More

Thank Kathie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Technically, this is just a post office. But its Neo-Gothic architecture with the impressive brass interior make it a sight in itself. Make sure to go inside when passing by. They sell postcards, too.

Thank kr0elle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow this place is brilliant. Well worth sticking your head in for a look around! It was the missus' highlight pick in the Zocalo.

Thank Iain F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great stop across the street from Palacio de Bellas Artes. I used the opportunity to send my mom a postcard which I hope will be a good indication that I wasn't kidnapped and thrown in a trunk of an unscrupulous taxi driver....More

Thank YetiStuff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a working post office that looks like Hogwarts. It is gold and guilted and beautiful. I stopped in with the family as we were walking by in Centro. Only spent 45 min or so there, but it is free to walk in. I...More

Thank dao v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit while being around Palacio de Bellas Artes. As it's a post office, the entrance is free. Interesting fact is that the ornaments were made in Italy. You can buy there some souvenirs and postcards of Mexico City.

1  Thank Julia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unless you're a postal history buff, budget 10-15 minutes to walk through this historic post office. It's ornate, grand, and still operating. The staircases include marble steps and intricate iron work and make a great setting for a photo. It's located across the street and...More

1  Thank utfiero
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Okay, I didn't see pictures of this place before we stumbled across it and I suspect that is ideal. Stop looking at the pictures right now. Just mark this place on your map and make a point of going so you can be as shocked...More

1  Thank lesknit
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was the first postal office in the Americas. It is a lovely building where you can nip in to enjoy the architecture whilst sending a post card to your friends and family back home. There is a small free exhibit on the ground floor...More

1  Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It's really a beautiful structure and it's worth checking out, just to appreciate the amazing architecture. But not much to see besides that

1  Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Nearby
Alameda
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
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
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
...More
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