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Palacio Salvo: Tours & Tickets

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This striking building, once the highest in South America, towers over the main square, Plaza Independencia.
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Plaza Independencia 848, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not go into this building but saw it from outside, it is architecturally “ interesting”. Our guide described it as a building with a rocket on top, and after seeing it -I must agree! It apparently had a twin in Buenos Aires which...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice hour-long one to go up & down the Building by switching back & forth between the elevator & the beautiful marble stairway (with sections in different colors of like white, gray & reddish-brown), the "exciting part" of this tour was pretty much right...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myo M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the most prominent building within the Independence Plaza neighborhood. Surely you won't miss it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

We loved the history of this building, once the tallest in South America. Despite what is said in various reviews and posts, you CAN take a tour. There is a kiosk right at the Tango museum. A tour was U$250pp and lasted nearly and hour....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KenFBWI
Reviewed 23 July 2019

The tour was good and my guide was very well informed and friendly, but I was disappointed not to see more of the upper sections or to learn more specific historical information / stories, and so I felt the price was quite high for what...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Emma T
Reviewed 28 May 2019

Built between 1925 and 1928, it was , on the time the highest building in South America. A guide visit is made dailly. It is necessary to book to participate at. The stile neoclassico, the decor and the beauty uf the architecture, are of a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Raoul M
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

Palacio Salvo is striking building in Montevideo. It's odd shape is a symbol of the city. Tours are available and worth a go. The guides fill you up with great stories and legends of this old but beautiful landmark. You can visit several floors, check...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

To visit this place, there are couple of different ways to do so. There is a short tour that will take you to the mirador at the top and the rooftop on the 11th floor. This is with a guide, giving you interesting information. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

I have visited both the Palacio Salvo (MV) and its twin the Palacio Barolo in BA. Positives: Good View Smiley and welcoming guide & staff Negatives: Was unimpressed with rest of tour having previously visited the Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires which has a fantastic...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank drmaximec
Reviewed 6 April 2019

Not only can you tour this place, there are Airbnbs here as well. We had a great one on the 14th floor with fabulous views. Take the tour if you can't spend the night!

Date of experience: April 2019
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