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Ciudad Universitaria

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 14:00

This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.

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Great place to visit. It takes not more than 50 mins to visit but it gives you an idea of how Mexicans handle their superior education.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to visit. It takes not more than 50 mins to visit but it gives you an idea of how Mexicans handle their superior education.

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Banning, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a short tour that included the University. It is a city with its own transportation system and security.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

you gotta go to this enormous place, a city unto itself literally, just to see the breathtaking mural.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

"La Máxima casa de estudios" (The top house for studies) as is known this University, is the pride of the nation. The University City campus is one of Mexico’s great architectural and cultural achievements of the 20th century and its importance is recognized throughout Latin America. Impressive modern architecture and artistic masterpieces by some of Mexico’s top muralists, including Diego... More 

Thank kperezmon
Friendswood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Murial on the wall was something to look at, this is just a university, nothing too much to say about it......

Thank 891travelling891
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Has typical Mexican art. Wonderful place to walk around and explore. There is a science museum there which is good for kids.

Thank HowieCalif
Luang Prabang, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very large University with access by train, bus & taxi. Massive Library worth a visit with large market with numerous vendors on the grounds beside the library. 1968 Olympic Stadium on site and used by the university.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Ciudad Universitaria is one of the largest campuses I have ever visited. I spent two days just exploring the campus. The best way to arrive is via Metrobus or the green line of the metro until Universidad.

Thank James M
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Took a guided bike tour around Mexico's National University city. It's a bike for 10 people. It's an hour tour but the Siquieros murals and buildings are described giving you the history behind each one of them. You also get to go into the University Stadium which has a mural of Rivera. Beautiful work of art. Did you know that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a big university. There are many big murals, the one that's painted in all four sides of the Library building is its landmark. The site has become an UNESCO world heritage site. It's in the outskirt of Mexico City. Go during sunny day.

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