1. Uruguay
  2. Montevideo Department
  3. Montevideo
  4. Salvo Palace

Montevideo: Palacio Salvo Official Ticket with Guided Tour

Product ID: 272292
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Secure your spot with pre-paid admission and discover the magic and the legends of this symbolic building in Montevideo. Walk through its spaces and gaze in awe at the incredible panoramic views of the city.
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Duration: 1 hour
Starting times 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM
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Spanish, English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Go up to the highest viewpoint in Montevideo for a unique view
  • Get to know the history of the city through the history of its skyscraper
  • Admire the bronze sculptures and large stained glass window
  • Learn about the magic and history of the symbol of Montevideo and its legends
Full description
Start your visit in the main lobby of the building in front of Independencia Square, in the center of the city. Walk through the building and get to know its stories, start by knowing the original owners and the architect who built it.

See the bronze ornaments of the columns on the ground floor that form a great marine animals bestiary around the building. Then, enter the old party halls on the 1st floor and the 2nd floor, where a billiard club operates.

In the rest of the staircase that goes from the 1st to the 2nd floor, admire and learn about the great stained glass window that occupies a whole wall, originally built in 1928 and completely restored 2 years ago.

Reach the open terrace of the 11th floor, from where you can see the De la Plata River, Montevideo Hill, Independencia Square, and the tower of the building, which was the highest point in the city until 20 years ago.

The visit ends in the closed viewpoint on the top floor, where you can see a unique view of the city, the port, the coastal promenade, De la Plata River, Montevideo Hill, the Rodó Park, Punta Carretas, and the Citadel Door that surrounded the colonial city.
Includes
  • Guided tour in English and Spanish
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

At the lobby of the Palace, next to the main entrance at Palacio Salvo, Plaza Independencia 848, 11100 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Please, keep in mind that to get to the last viewpoint you will need to climb 30 steps
• Bring comfortable shoes

From US$ 7.50 per person

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Product ID: 272292