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Palacio Salvo, Montevideo
(4/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Originally planned as a luxury hotel, Palacio Salvo instead became an unusual mixture of private apartments, offices, music studios, and radio stations. This Gothic-style palace from 1928 was initially topped with a lighthouse, later replaced with an antenna that raised the height of the building to 100 m (328 ft) and made it the tallest building in South America. Officially, tourists are not allowed inside the building unless they rent an apartment within the exclusive tower section on the 14th floor. Ask the concierge or one of the tenants to give you a brief tour of the interior. A visit to Palacio Salvo represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Montevideo holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It was the largest Building of the South America, looks like a Hotel worked there. Today a mix of offices, I think lojinhas.etc deserved a greater attention because his style and unique
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  • We were brought to the top of the building and then to the outdoors midway up where the tower started. We had good views of part of the city.The outdoor area was full of wires, satellites, etc. It was...  more »
  • He is next to Plaza and has an interesting history. Part of the great buildings of the city that impress too!
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  • El Simbolo de Montevideo
  • Used to be the tallest building in South America. Guided tours on request. Iconic building view of Montevideo. It is a kind of in bad shape nowadays.
  • Bela arquitetura, voce pode fotografa-lo da praça da independencia.
  • Terrible
  • Emblem of Montevideo despite the deterioration.
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