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Discover the 5 most special ocean mailboxes on the planet, everyone wants to experience it once

This mailing service requires the sender to use a special waterproof postcard and stamp.

At the present time, when methods of communication via the internet have become a very normal thing in our lives, sending letters has probably been gradually forgotten. However, that is with regular mailing services and mailing services through mailboxes placed on the bottom of the sea, have you heard of it?

We’ve all heard of hotels or restaurants under the sea, but who would bring a mailbox to the bottom of the sea? It sounds strange, but in the world, many places have developed this service and received the attention of countless tourists. From there, create a 1-0-2 experience for visitors to visit the site.

Here are 5 locations around the world that offer this unique mail service.

Hideaway Island, island nation of Vanuatu

Visitors can dive in and put the letter in the box by themselves

The underwater post office off Hideaway Island in the island nation of Vanuatu is one of the most famous in the world. It was established in 2003 and is located at a depth of 3 meters. Here, they will provide waterproof postcards and let tourists drop them in a sunken postcard box or ask the staff to do so.

At a certain time of day, a postal worker wearing an oxygen tank dives into the mailbox, takes the postcards from the mailbox, stamps them with a special embossing device while still in the water, and mails them. they.

Susami Bay, Japan

Created in 1999 as part of a fair to promote the Kumano Kodo path and surrounding areas in the southern part of Wakayama’s Kii Peninsula, the mailbox did not receive much interest.

After Toshihiko Matsumoto, then the town’s postmaster, came up with the idea of a mailbox 10 meters under the sea, the new Susami mailbox officially caught the attention of many people.

The Susami Quadruple Box has a distinctive red color

At this mailbox, divers will buy waterproof postcards from a local store, write messages on them with oil paint pens, and drop them into a red mailbox located underwater. Every few days, a store employee would dive in, collect the letters from the mailbox, and deliver them to the local post office.

Every year, the mailbox receives between 1,000 and 1,500 messages, and 32,000 messages have been sent in the underwater mailbox since it was created.

Pulau Layang-Layang, Malaysia

Located 40 meters above sea level, the mailbox at Pulau Layang-Layang, Malaysia holds the record as the deepest mailbox in the world. It is known that the postcards sent from here are all stamped with a special waterproof stamp of the post office and stamped with the logo of the Malaysia Book of Records project.

Green Island, Taiwan 

Inaugurated on May 4, 2018 off the coast of Green Island in Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan (China), this mailbox was built with the aim of promoting marine conservation and attracting more tourists. from within and outside the region.

Located 11 meters below sea level, this 1.8 meter tall mailbox has the shape of a rare species of small seahorse that commonly inhabits the island’s offshore waters.

Unique seahorse shaped mailbox

Town of Risor, Norway

Located off the southern coast of Norway, this mailbox is made of a diver’s oxygen bell and is the only dry underwater post office in the world. It is located at a depth of 4m near a pier. When you arrive at the pier, put your letter or postcard in a waterproof bag then drop it. Inside the mailbox is a dry environment, letters and postcards are stamped and sent as usual.