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A truly beautiful university

Any traveler in Mexico will be surprised by the beauty of many educational institutions, partly... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Viktor S
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Cartagena, Colombia
Little gem!

This impressive building is located right in front of the best gothic cathedral in Mexico. You must... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Queen J
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Fresno
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This building houses an art museum with murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.
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Avenida Juarez 975 | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Any traveler in Mexico will be surprised by the beauty of many educational institutions, partly because they are housed in venerable colonial buildings, such as Guanajuato University. This University is not so old, even though the establishment of the university by the Spanish crown dates...More

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Go there to see the murals. Well worth a visit for that alone. There are also changing exhibits from various artists. Wasn’t that impressed with the one that is there now, but wait a while and it will change.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This impressive building is located right in front of the best gothic cathedral in Mexico. You must see both. The architecture of this building is impressive enough, but inside is a small, tasteful art museum. Entrance is free. There were 3 or 4 exhibit rooms...More

Thank Queen J
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Well, I've been to several countries all over the world and I can easily say that this is one of most beautiful and enchanting city buildings i've ever seen. So so beautiful, specially at night, just don't miss it.

3  Thank OrlandoJunior
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A very small museum of the UofG which house a few amazing murals "MURALES DE JOSÉ CLEMENTE OROZCO Paraninfo Exposición permanente". The murals are gorgeous.

1  Thank rjmonares
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a stunning historic building by day and even more stunning as illuminated in the evening. It's an airy, light, spacious free musuem with a magnificent concert hall the cieling of which is painted by the renowned muralist José Clemente Orozco.

1  Thank xpatmx
Reviewed 1 April 2016

How fabulous to see the role that a great University can play in an important city like Guadalajara. So much centre around the university and the 31st film festival returned to its original home and visitors get a chance to witness the impact this educational...More

1  Thank donald r
Reviewed 4 March 2016

You'll never believe you're looking at a university. The building is beautiful by day and night, and the environs are nice too. The square outside the enormous church adjacent to the university building (Templo Expiatorio) is a a center of activity after dark. Families and...More

1  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 3 March 2016

it has been turned into an art and culture museum, free to the public and with exceptional collections. the collections change so you may find something different every few weeks or so. Overall it was one of the most rewarding visits I had in GDL.

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed 3 March 2016

They have different events going on through out the year so you need to get on line and check out the their calendar. It is the old University of Guadalajara building. Across the street is the University of Guadalajara Technology building. When i went to...More

1  Thank MercyinMexico
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