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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

El Palacio Postal

 
 
El Palacio Postal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
1. El Palacio Postal Marker
Inscription.  

Palacio Postal.
En este sitio estuvo el Hospital Real de Terceros, demolido para construir el Palacio Postal o Quinta Casa de Correos in 1902, siendo una obra arquitectónica ejemplar con estructura de hierro. Alberga el Museo Postal y el Museo Histórico Naval.

English translation:
The Postal Palace
On this site was the Royal Hospital of the Tertiaries, demolished to build the Postal Palace or Quinta Casa de Correos (Fifth Postal Office) in 1902, being an exemplary architectural work with an iron structure. It houses the Postal Museum and the Naval Historical Museum.
 
Location. 19° 26.157′ N, 99° 8.427′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas and Calle de Tacuba, on the right when traveling north on Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hospital de los Terceros Franciscanos (here, next to this marker); The House of Hernán Martín
El Palacio Postal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
2. El Palacio Postal Marker
The marker can be seen here on the right of the entrance to the Palacio Postal at the intersection of Eje Central and Tacuba.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (within shouting distance of this marker); The Palace of Mines (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Statue of Carlos IV of Spain (about 90 meters away); Guglielmo Marconi (about 120 meters away); The Church of San Andrés (about 150 meters away); La Casa de los Azulejos (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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An interior view of El Palacio Postal, a part of which still functions as a post office image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
3. An interior view of El Palacio Postal, a part of which still functions as a post office
El Palacio Postal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
4. El Palacio Postal
The marker is around the corner to the far right, not visible in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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