46002, Valencia, Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 24Find on map
Contact phone: +34 963 51 23 70
Telephone: +34 932 200 608 Mo-Su.
Fax: +34 93 272 64 15
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The Central Post Office of Valencia
On Plaza del Ayuntamiento, or Municipal Square, you will find the Central Post Office of Valencia. The Palacio de Correos y Telégrafos was designed by Miguel Ángel Navarro in 1914. They started building in 1915, but it got delayed to 1922 because of circumstances. It has been used as a post office since 1923.
Design of Central Post Office of Valencia is clearly eclectic, the dominant style at that time. You will recognize all kinds of different styles, for example Classicism, Modernism and Baroc. The most noteworthy feature of the building is the main entrance. It's set out from the rest of the structure and flanked by double Ionic columns and semi-circular arches, crowned with impressive allegorical figures on top. Not only the outside of this building looks impressive, also the inside is definitely worth to see.
The Central Post Office is found in the center of Valencia, and serves as a reference point for passers-by.