Torre de las Comunicaciones, Montevideo

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A landmark of modern architecture, Torre de las Comunicaciones dominates the city's skyline and houses a government-owned telecommunications company. Designed by architect Carlos Ott, the tower is 157 m (517 ft) tall, featuring 35 floors and 6 elevators. Take in the view of the city from the observation deck, and don't miss a brief stop at the onsite telecommunications museum. Plan to visit Torre de las Comunicaciones and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Montevideo attractions using our Montevideo trip planning tool .
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  • Magnificent work of modern architecture that stands out in the city. It's been a successful decision give rise to this project which fits into the current architecture works and passes to constitute the heritage of the city. Surely, so superb building nest properly when you rescue the building - beautiful building - the central railway station.
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  • Very interesting viewpoint with 36° vision of the city. I suggest this visit at the beginning of your stay in the city, helps locate the main points and to facilitate movement through the city.
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  • Muitoooo away. The cityscape is fantastic. Goes for tourists crazy about photos of local records through which they travel.
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