Taipei Postal Office
Taipei Post Office (Traditional Chinese:臺北郵局; aka Taipei Beimen Post Office, 臺北北門郵局) is a four-storey building located close to Beimen (the North Gate of Taipei City, Taiwan). It is a third-degree historic site of the Republic of China. It was constructed as a building with two huge wings and one small front opening. With the large open ground immediately behind the main building, the total ground floor is about 8,000 square metres. It is the headquarters of Taiwan Post (the original Chunghwa Post) in Taipei. Some of its space is used as the Taipei Campus of National Chiao Tung University. Chunghwa Telecom used to have one of its operation centres here, but since the telecom business has divided into different sections, the original space was transferred to National Chiao Tung University.
The location of Taipei Post Office is near Taipei Railway Station. Besides handling the mailing and transaction business for people working and living in this area, it also supervises all the postal businesses of the 143 branch offices in Taipei City. All the mail (including those mailing to the PO Boxes within the same post office) have to transfer through here. Moreover, while Taipei Chongqing S. Rd. Post Office (Taipei Branch 16) is now under reconstruction, Taipei Post Office handles all its business except for its PO Box service.
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