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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Free to walk around - nice

A few nice photo ops in and around the courtyards of this nice building - worth 30 - 60 minutes of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2013
TravellingCoupleX
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London, United Kingdom
Gorgeous Building!

Its amazing that this building is a working university, the arquitecture displayed is amazing, it... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2013
Monica I
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Tijuana, BCN
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

A few nice photo ops in and around the courtyards of this nice building - worth 30 - 60 minutes of your time.

1  Thank TravellingCoupleX
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Its amazing that this building is a working university, the arquitecture displayed is amazing, it looks as if out of a pop up book.

Thank Monica I
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Huge building, a lot of stairs to the front entrance. Great for pictures, worth a visit. If you can get to the top you're in A shape...

Thank drpjgs
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Musical performances with both vocal and instrumental music were held in lecture halls with excellent acoustics.

1  Thank NormaBeth
Reviewed 30 June 2013

The University of Guanajuato is an example of magnificent Mexican architecture in line with elegance of Guanajuato. The scuppers and masonry throughout the campus are breathtaking.

Thank RenieBurque
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The university is spread out all over the city, but the big white building in the middle of town is usually the one everyone associates with "the university." U of Guanajuato has about 30,000 students and is a great place for exchange students to immerse...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 18 June 2013

This is a beautiful building, I remember complaining about walking school from the parking lot. The students here have to climb 113 very steep steps just to get to the main door every day. Once you climb them. You will get awesome views of the...More

Thank Wilhelm_Man
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This beautiful building stands out rising above the other buildings around it. The front steps are spectacular. If you spend much time in Guanajuato's historic district you will keep running into this impressive structure. Here students study law, politics and government here. It is a...More

Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I liked walking to the top of the stairs and seeing the spectacular view. Inside is very nice as well because it has a classical style.

Thank 494Bolanle
Reviewed 18 March 2013

It's virtually impossible to describe the main building of the university. You have to see it to believe it. It certainly gives new meaning to the concept of a "Temple of Learning"! The oustide alone is worth a visit, but if you do get a...More

1  Thank GeraldineOttawa
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peddler665
The students give the city a vibrant, fascinating feeling adding much to the great feel of the town. The University is interesting but monster steps!
21 July 2015|
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Response from Alejandro R | Reviewed this property |
It's a wonderful place to visit and study. The steps are part of the fun. Time to get into shape. Try the Pipila.
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