The Telecommunications Tower, also known as the ANTEL Tower is the tallest building in Uruguay. It stands 158 meters (517 feet) tall and is situated across the street from the commercial harbor on the Bay of Montevideo. It was designed by the Uruguayan architect, Carlos Ott, and was completed in 2002.
The ANTEL tower is owned by ANTEL, Uruguay’s state-owned telecommunications company. The tower is the most visible element of the Telecommunications Tower Complex, which is comprised of six buildings and public spaces. In addition to ANTEL's business offices and service center, the complex includes a telecommunications museum, an auditorium for conferences and music performances, and an amphitheater.
|ANTEL Telecommunications Tower - tallest building in Uruguay|
|Entrance to ANTEL Telecommunications Complex|
There is a special elevator for visitors that goes to the top floor to experience the panoramic view.
|View of Montevideo's Ciudad Vieja from the top of the ANTEL Tower|
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