Description:Take a tour of Palacio Salvo in Montevideo, Uruguay - part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Montevideo is Uruguay's prize city and its largest port as well as the national capital. One of the city's most iconic landmarks is the magnificent Palacio Salvo, in downtown. Given its beautiful facade and unique styling, the name Palacio, meaning palace, seems a fitting title. The building was constructed in the late 1920s, the creation of architect Mario Palanti.