Palacio Salvo, Montevideo

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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. Plan to visit Palacio Salvo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Montevideo attractions using our Montevideo online travel route planner .
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  • October 3, 2017
    I had the joy of knowing both the Salvo as the Barolo, few stories, secrets, myths and Fables.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Meet the Museum located in the ground floor of tango for. Inform yourself of the times and values. Worth knowing and p/who wants to delve into the history of the Palace combine c/o Guided Tour q passes through some floors until you reach the top of the same q yields a beautiful view of some sides of the city. Q do not like many to be a very old building, many repairs p/do. In the course of the stories have no attractive anyway it pleases few ... but don't miss the museo of tango.
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  • September 28, 2017
    Worth the visit and a photo. It is close to several other points of interest that are worth going as the theater and Museum of the andes
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  • January 25, 2017
    Good place to visit while in Montevideo. Great architecture.
  • December 29, 2016
    Iconic building. A must see.
  • April 17, 2016
    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.
  • December 14, 2016
    It is the architectonic icon of montevideo
  • March 22, 2017
    Historic place.

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