Day Trip Rucksack
Small 10L day trip and museums rucksack
The central Post Office in Plaza d'Antonio Lopez was designed by Josep Goday i Casals and Jaume Torres i Grau and built in 1927 to catalan modernism style.
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Once you enter via the stairs between the columns, you pass through revolving doors into a lobby. Beyond the lobby is a large high ceilinged ornate hall where you can send a parcel or a registered letter. To be attended you need to use the ticket machine by the door and choose enviar - send or recoger - pick-up. when the number on your ticket comes up on the display screen go to the booth indicated.
Even if not needing postal services this building is worth a quick look in to see the ornately decorated customer attention hall.
Note that in Spain you can buy stamps and envelopes and postcards in tobaco shops (estanco's). You only need to go to a postal office for parcels or registered mail.
The main entrance to Correos is via about 10 stone steps with a ramp entrance for wheelchairs and pushchairs to the left of the main entrance.
There is bicycle anchorage in front of Correos Barcelona.
You must not be dressed in beachwear when visiting the Correos building interior.
Address: Plaza d'Antonio Lopez, Barcelona. 08002
Nearest TMB Metro is Drasanes on the green (L3).
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City walk in Barcelona in Old port area via Maritime museum, Torre Colon, Maremagnum shoping centre, Boat tours, Post office, Our lady of Mercy Basilica and Wax museum.
Distance: 3.69 Km
Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1
Transport Network: Barcelona Metro