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‘As we celebrate the World Post Office Day on October 10, we bring to you the architecturally significant post offices that are a must-see’

James A. Farley Post Office, New York City

Originally built in 1912, it is famous for its Beaux-Arts architecture, featuring the largest giant order Corinthian colonnade in the world.

Central Post Office, Valencia, Spain

Its most prominent feature is the main entrance, which is bounded by semi-circular arches, topped off by a gorgeous dome ceiling.

Saigon Central Post Office

Inspired by Gothic, Renaissance and French colonial design, it features a vibrant exterior with white trim, complemented by curved windows framed with green shutters.

Palacio de Correos de Mexico, Mexico City

More than 100 years old, you’ll find marble floors, a grand staircase with copper and bronze railings — all of which are beneath a glass roof.

 

 

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