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A Walking Tour of Mexico City

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Post Office Palace (Palacio Postal)
Palacio Postal

Palacio Postal

Photo by Nadine Markova, courtesy of the Mexican Tourism Board

The Central Post Office is on the corner of Tacuba and Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas. This ornate palace was designed by the Italian architect Adamo Boari, who also made the plans for the Fine Arts Palace. President Porfirio Diaz inaugurated the building in 1907.

The impressive interior and the Postal Museum on the upper floors are well worth a visit.

Visitor Information

  • Open Tuesday to Friday, from 10 am to 5:30 pm and on Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm
  • Admission is free
Palacio Postal

Continue your Mexico City Walking Tour
Exiting the Palacio Postal, you can see the Torre Latinoamericana, which is on the corner of Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas and Madero St.

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