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Montevideo: Palacio Salvo Official Ticket with Guided Tour

1. Montevideo: Palacio Salvo Official Ticket with Guided Tour

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.

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4.5 / 5

based on 39 reviews

The walk is very beautiful and complete. Daniel (our guide) shows that he is knowledgeable in detail about the building and its origins. A beautiful building that has collapsed due to poor protection policies for such beautiful and identifying monuments of a time of prosperity. Experience is beautiful and valuable. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Excellent guided tour. Highly recommended. Elements of art, history and architecture are appreciated, as well as a panoramic view of Montevideo. The Salvo Palace is part of the most symbolic heritage of our city and it is enriching to learn more about it. The guide was excellent.

What a fun tour. I was happy to have met Marco who was able to give the tour in English! I really feel like I got a good sense of the history of the building as well as understand Montevideo from a local. Thanks Marco!

Loved the tour of this old building, stunning building and stories.